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GET TO KNOW – Austin Gund, C, University of Richmond


NFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college.  This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure.  We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level.  So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on Austin Gund a mean and aggressive center from Richmond, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

Grade You Started Football: 7th

High School: Gonzaga College High School D.C.

Position/Positions: Guard and Tackle

College: University of Richmond

Position/Positions: Center

Jersey Number: 66

Best On-Field Performance: Towson, Delaware

Football Mentor/Inspiration: Mentor- my high school freshman football coach, Marcus Washington

Favorite Slogan: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard

Proudest Football Moment/Memory: Winning the CAA championship in 2012

Funniest Football Memory: We played Towson in Richmond this year and we were lining up to run at the end of the 3rd quarter. I thought our quarterback started his cadence but he hadn’t. I began to rock back in my stance and just rolled backwards as the quarter ended 

Favorite Song/Singer: Lots of favorite songs, favorite artists are Drake, J. Cole, and Wale

Favorite Food: Too many to choose from 

Goals/Aspirations for 2014-2015: Win the CAA Championship and then go on and win the National Championship

Career Goals: Play in the NFL

Favorite Football Team: Growing up in DC I was always a Redskins fan

Who Will Win The Super Bowl: Too early to tell

Favorite Down Time: Playing video games with my teammates.

What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: I’m a hardworking, dedicated player that loves the game. 

Make sure you follow Joey on Twitter @Joey435686 and if you want to be considered for our Get To Know series, contact us and lets get you a little more exposure. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at [email protected]

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