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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Rob Hollomon, RB, Central Connecticut State Unviersity

rob hollEvery year, NFL Draft Diamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, we will not be surprised, and neither should you. 

What is your name?

Rob Hollomon

Where do you play college football?

Central Connecticut State (transfer from Kent State)

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

I had a lot of interest from different school such as Syracuse, N.C. State, Northwestern, Pittsburgh, and others. 

How did you choose your school?

I felt it was the best fit for me to grow as a person and players

Where are you from?

Philadelphia, PA

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents are my role models because they have taught me value and hard work.

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

They are just saying that having a great combine is key, so I just have to dominate this off-season.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Slot WR, DB, KR,PR

At your position, what separates you from others?

My vision, speed, quickness, and most of all my heart. 

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

I look for the front of defenses so, I can make my reads, the different blitz they run, and just get a general feel of the team I’m going against.

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

Darren Sproles because his versatility and play making ability is something that I bring to the field everyday. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I just pray and listen to music

What is your biggest strength?

My vision

What is your biggest weakness?

Size

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

I would say I’m a player with high character that will do what is needed to make the team successful and that I’m a play makers that will work hard everyday.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Barry Sanders and Eagles

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

Tracy McGrady, Beyonce, Notorious B.I.G

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