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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Allen Hurns, WR, University of Miami

allen hurnsDraft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Allen Hurns, WR, University of Miami 

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Around 17 total teams

Where did you choose and why?

UM because it was my dream school

What were your goals for your senior year?

To graduate and break the single season record at Miami

Have scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?

They love what I did this season and want to see what I run at combine

At your position, what separates you from the others?

Route running

Tell us what you look for when breaking down film?

I look at the top coverages the team we play likes to set up and the corners technique vs. man press

Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?

Xavier Rhodes of the Minnesota Vikings formerly of FSU

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

Reggie Wayne

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

My knee surgery and getting physical therapy 

What system fits your style of play the best?

Pro Style or spread

What is your biggest strength?

Definitely my route running

What is your biggest weakness?


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

I am one of the toughest guys you know, that is willing to do anything to help his team win. I am always looking for ways to improve. I am a consistent guy and the stage is never too big for me.

Growing up, who was your role model?

Andre Johnson

Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why?

Atlanta Falcons & Michael Vick

If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?

Mom, Dad, Brother

With your first paycheck what would you buy?

A car

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