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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Reginald Owens, DB, Old Dominion University

reginald oEvery 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?

Reginald Owens

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0/ 190

What is your position?    

Cornerback

Where do you play college football?      

Old Dominion University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?        

10

How did you choose your school?

Close to home

Where are you from?

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, he shows his dedication in what he does

Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?      No

Did you play any other sports growing up?  

Yes, basketball, track, baseball

reginald ownesDid you play any other positions in football?  

Yes, Running Back

At your position, what separates you from others?  

The ability to flip my hips and stay on top of routes.

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

The quarterbacks actions, how receivers come of the line in press and off coverage.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

N/A

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

Joe Haden because of his size and the way he covers.

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

Family and friends deaths

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes, certain playlist of music and stretch routine.

What is your biggest strength?

Coverage

What is your biggest weakness?

Staying low on tackles

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

I am passionate about the game of football. I’ve never had any off the field issues and I don’t plan on having any by the Grace of God. I am a quick learner and can do what is asked of me.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Warrick Dunn, Atlanta Falcons

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

Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Warren Buffett

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