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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Trevon Wilks, DB, Stevenson University

trevon wilksEvery 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?

Trevon H. Wilks

What is your Height/Weight?


What is your position?

Defensive Back (Corner Back)

Where do you play college football?

1 year at Albright College and 3 years at Stevenson University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Over 10 teams

How did you choose your school?

I chose Stevenson University because the accounting program they offered was top notch, and after talking with Coach Hottle he showed a sense of urgency to have me apart of his football program because of my athletic ability.

Where are you from?

Baltimore, Maryland

Who is your role model, and why?

My father is my role model because he works hard and will do anything to make sure our family is happy and has everything.

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

I haven’t met with any scouts as of yet.

stevensonDid you play any other sports growing up?

Yes, I played baseball, lacrosse and also ran track & field in high school as well as in college.

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played a little bit of safety and nickel corner.

At your position, what separates you from others?

My height, speed and ability to change directions very smooth and fluently separates me from others.

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

How receivers run their routes, come off the line, and any small tendencies that will give me the upper hand.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

I have not as of yet met my match.

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

I would compare myself to Patrick Peterson because of his athletic ability which allows him to cover any receiver; also he plays a lot of man coverage.

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

My biggest obstacle I had overcome was when I injured my hamstring I had to work hard to overcome my injury and I was still able to play at a high level.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I just listen to music.

What is your biggest strength?

My speed, football IQ, field awareness and cover skills.

What is your biggest weakness?

Thinking too much instead of just playing at times.

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

I can be a vital player for your team because of my athletic ability to play multiple positions on the football field and I’m a hard working player that will do anything to play.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Favorite player growing up was Chad Johnson (Ocho Cinco) and Baltimore Ravens.

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

Deion Sanders, Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson.

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