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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Travis Lee, DB, Miles College

travis leeEvery 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?

Travis Antwoine Lee

Where do you play college football?

Dirty MC known as Miles College

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

4

How did you choose your school?

Well I was looking for a coach that cared about my well being on and off the field, and also had my best interest when comes to my growth as a man.

Where are you from?

Atlanta, GA Grady Baby lol

Who is your role model, and why?

My oldest brother, he introduced me to the game at 4yrs old and every since I touched the field he has always motivated me and encouraged me to stay focus and love the game not the lifestyle 

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

Yes, a few have contacted me but I have only sat down with one because he is very consistent and believes that I have everything it takes to make it to the next level 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes, I played basketball, and baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played FS/RB/WR in high school, but I love the Island which I call the “phone booth” at CB

At your position, what separates you from others?

My knowledge of the game, my tenacity and my SWAGGER separates me from others 

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

I focus on the coach play calling with key players at certain times in key situations or down and distance and also the receiver and quarterback relationship as far as: best route they connect on and how many times the WR get the ball thrown his way

CHECK OUT TRAVIS’ HIGHLIGHT HERE

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Marquel Gardner

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

Janoris Jenkins; Because he is aggressive and is not afraid to gamble. He will take chances.

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

Flunking college two years and being a father at the same time was difficult for me, I had to go back to what I love and made me happy first therefore, I was changing my friends and surrounding to become a great father to my daughter MaKenzie Lee, and then I focused more on God and school which changed my life

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes, I FaceTime my daughter to get a laugh in and then I play my music while stretching and kissing my Jesus cross thanking God

What is your biggest strength?

My height and length

What is your biggest weakness?

Strength I’m not the strongest in the weight room 

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

That I would get the job done by any means putting my best effort out on the line not just for self but my teammates and the organization 

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Favorite player Deion Sanders and team die hard Falcons fan growing up

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

Barack Obama,Nelson Mandela, and my Grandpa I never got to meet him.

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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