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Jamaal Williams' Speech Is Going Viral

Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams wants to be a vocal leader of one of the youngest rosters in the NFL.
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Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams is poised to become one of the popular leaders in the locker room. 

During his last media session, he shared how he wants to speak up vocally and let his teammates know about the proper mindset needed to take the necessary steps forward this season

In a recently released video, Williams is asked to talk to the team, and the veteran running back provided a passionate speech that gave clues as to the extent he wants to put last season behind him. 

Recall, the team only won three football games a season ago. Many of the contests came down to the wire, only to find the young roster on the losing end of the stick more times than not. 

This season, the attitude that head coach Dan Campbell is hoping to instill in his team is one of grit. 

He has even made shirts and hats for himself and the coaching staff, to remind everybody publicly what the Lions' roster is supposed to be about. 

Here is the message Williams delivered to the team in a video that has since gone viral. 

"I wanna let y'all know, man. Today, is the minimum of effort. Do not give up. Do not feel like you are tired. When you are tired, think of last year and think of that (expletive) record," Williams pleaded with the roster. "Every time I get tired or I think I can't go no more, I think of that (expletive) record. Last year wasn't it. That ain't us. We can make it. Have some heart. I get emotional about this. I am about to cry, because I care about ya'll. Do your best, let's go. Lions, on three."