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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Timothy Flanders, RB, Sam Houston State University

timDraft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Timothy Flanders, RB, Sam Houston State University 

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Kansas State, Tulsa, Oklahoma St

Where did you choose and why?

Kansas State and because of the history with Coach Snyder

What were your goals for your senior year?

Win National Championship, Win Walter Payton Award, and Break every record I can.

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

Yeah I talked to scouts, and they telling they like what they see and that I have a chance to get drafted but if I don’t, I will end up on somebody roster

At your position, what separates you from the others?

I feel like I can catch the ball out the backfield, I have good vision to see cuts, I run north and south. I also feel like I can play any position from special teams to any position on offense.

Tell us what you look for when breaking down film?

When I look at film my main focus is the DLine, Linebackers, & and Safeties, also the type of defense scheme they running. I try to see how they rush or what they are good at vs their weakness. 

Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?

Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M

What system fits your style of play the best?

It doesn’t matter to me, I played in a Spread Offense my college career. But I also played in a pro style offense at the East West Shrine game.

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

You see what I can do on the field and I don’t have any off the field issues. You will get a back that is willing to come in and work hard and do anything to help the team win championships

Growing up, who was your role model?

My parents 

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

My favorite team is the New Orleans Saints but whoever I end up playing for will be my new team.

With your first paycheck what would you buy?

I don’t know yet most likely it will be something for my mom.

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