NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Will Hines, DB, Southeastern Louisiana

Will Hines was a dog for SE Louisiana. The former Razorback transfer was a ballhaawk for the Lions

NFL Draft Diamonds website has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet our next prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Will Hines

What is your Height/Weight?

6′ 1, 195

What is your position?

DB

Where do you play college football?

Southeastern Louisiana (Arkansas transfer)

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Helped Run the Special Olympics held in Hammond

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Algebra

Where are you from?

Waco, TX

Who is your role model, and why? 

Muhammad Ali because he never let anyone or anything change him

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

WR of course

At your position, what separates you from others?

My length and aggressiveness

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

I look for what personnel is used most. What kind of plays they like to run. I also like to study the QB and WR’s chemistry.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Odell Beckham and Brandon Coleman

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Xavier Rhodes because he is a bigger corner also I like his aggressiveness against the run also

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Transfer schools, I keep my head high, stayed positive and prayed up.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

No

What is your biggest strength?

Length and Speed

What is your biggest weakness?

Overly aggressive pressing

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I’m what the league is looking for nowadays tall and rangy cornerbacks. I am not afraid to play the run also. I have experience playing FS

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Steelers

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Grandpa, P Diddy and Kobe

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A yellow Ferrari

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