Germany: Hamburg Huskies land top-rated NCAA QB Quentin Williams

The Hamburg Huskies have signed the NCAA’s (FCS) top rated passer in 2015, Quentin Williams from Bethune Cookman University.

The 26 year old, 6′, 205 ob native of Tampa, Florida, Williams spent the 2017 season with the Cineplexx Blue Devils (Austria) and the Turkish champion Istanbul Koc Rams. With the Rams, Williams threw for 2,621 yards and 35 touchdowns and was earned the Turkish Football League’s Most Valuable Player award.

At Bethune Cookman, Williams finished his final regular season as the FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) leader in passing efficiency (187.2), third in passing yards per completion (16.45), tied for 23rd in passing touchdowns (19), tied for 39th in points responsible for (134), 40th in passing yards (2,171), tied for 40th in points responsible per game (12.2) and 46th in passing yards per game (196.9).

The Huskies finished the 2017 GFL season on a four game winning streak which included a win over German semifinalists, the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes, in the final regular season game.

Hamburg general manager Timothy Speckman:

“Quentin is a versatile quarterback we expect to take our offensive to a new level. His passing game is very efficient and he makes excellent decisions, especially in difficult situations. We are glad that Quentin has chosen the huskies.”

Quentin Williams:

“Something special is happening in Hamburg and I want to be part of it. I think there’s a lot of potential in the team, and I’m also coming to Hamburg because I’ve heard so many great things about the city.

AFI: How did you end up signing with Hamburg?

Williams:  “Tim Speckman reached out to me about playing for the Huskies! I asked around about Hamburg and it was nothing but great things about the city of Hamburg. I also wanted to play along side Colby Goodwyn. I feel with our talents on the same field together we can be pretty special and im exploring the world.”

Quentin Williams highlights with Turkey’s Koc Rams

Quentin Williams Bethune Cookman highlights

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Roger Kelly is an editor and a writer for AFI. A former PR Director the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League for 7 years, he now lives in Sweden writing about and scouting American Football throughout the world.