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2021 PFN Player Preview: Will Mahmud-Downingtown West Whippets @mahmud_will @FootballDwest @DWHSAthletics

Written by: on Thursday, July 15th, 2021

 

Will Mahmud

Downingtown West Whippets

Class Of: 2022

Position(s): LB, FB, LS

Jersey #32

Ht: 6’2 – Wt: 215

2020, or Career Stats:
Junior Year(4 games due to Covid):
Offense: 280 AP YDS, 3 TDS
Defense: 30 tackles, 5 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 INT,

Sophomore Year(16 games):
2-way Varsity starter
6A Pennsylvania District 1 Champions
Offense: 490 AP Yards, 7 TDS
Defense: 60 tackles, 9 TFL, 3 sacks

Other Sports: Baseball

Awards:
Edward J Campbell Award(Dedication to Team)
All Area Selection
All Chestmont Selection

Twitter: @mahmud_will

Offer Sheet: Weslyan, University of Rhode Island

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Why do you play football?
I love the intensity and team approach compared to other sports. Football motivates me to be better all the time.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
In the District 1 Championship against Coatesville, I have a special memory. It was a defensive touchdown off of fumble recovery for about 50 yards.

What are your goals for this coming season?
Win our first game and go from there. I also would like to select a school to further my football career.

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
Phillies, Grew up with them and they are on the TV or radio almost everyday in the summer.

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game and why?
Battle of the Brandywine – Downingtown West vs East my Sophomore year.

What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
Moneyball

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like?
I’ve had a lot of upper classmen mentor me and help me come up, especially when I was a Sophomore. I’m grateful for all of them.

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t?
Lacrosse

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My sisters, They are always there for me.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Hiking, Paddle Boarding

What is your favorite football memory to date?
Definitely has to be winning the District 1 6A Championship my Sophomore year.

What is your favorite play to run?
A Wheel route.

Music of choice?
Rap

What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Any type of Italian restaurant.

Which one, Sheetz or Wawa?
Easy… Wawa

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