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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Holton Walker, WR, Hampden-Sydney College

holton walkerEvery 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?

Holton Walker

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2” 218

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Hampden-Sydney College

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


How did you choose your school?

Visited the school and talked it over with my family.

Where are you from?

Lynchburg, Virginia

Who is your role model, and why?

Dan Marino, because I grew up playing QB.

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


Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, and I wrestled

Did you play any other positions in football?


holton walker 2At your position, what separates you from others?

My size, strength, and physicality.

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

DB’s weaknesses and how they tackle.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Logan Thomas

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

Jordy Nelson because of my size and how physical I play.

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

Having complete ankle reconstruction. Worked hard and kept faith in the Lord.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Eat a healthy breakfast and relax as much as I can.

What is your biggest strength?

My ability to makes plays happen after the catch.

What is your biggest weakness?

Sometimes I play out of control.

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

No one will out work or out hustle me. I’ve got heart.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins

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

Teddy Roosevelt, Jordy Nelson, George Washington.

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