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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Billy Cosh, QB, University of Houston

billy cosh cougarsEvery 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?

Billy Cosh

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 212 lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Houston

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


How did you choose your school?

Felt right, liked the situation. Good football

Where are you from?

Annapolis, Maryland

Who is your role model, and why?

My Dad.. Great mentor. Great coach at collegiate level and was a great player

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

Not too many yet.. I have pro day’s next week.. So we will see then

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Played everything. Basketball baseball soccer track. Loved all sports

Did you play any other positions in football?

I punted in high school. Actually was all state. Like to put that out there

At your position, what separates you from others?

Arm talent and decision making. Feel like I can make all the throws and understand the game well. Really love the game

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

Match ups and what can we exploit that week.. Also tendencies with situations and what teams do on certain situations

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

For Me.. Nick Marshall in JUCO. Had a good battle with him at the QB position

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

I’d love to say Tom Brady. But there is one Tom Brady. But I love his story. His toughness and leadership. His intangibles are off the charts. Plus he’s a winner.

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

Just not playing as much as I should have in college. But that’s how it goes. You move on and just understand it is what it is. Just have to keep working and stay close to the people that love you. My family and teammates really helped me through it.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Haha. Not really. Just gotta be a player

What is your biggest strength?


 What is your biggest weakness?

Break away speed

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

I’m A Guy that will come in and work. Be a good teammate. Loves the game. Can make your team better and just can play football and be a productive guy for your organization

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

I love my Redskins. Big Maryland guy. But I have to say Tom Brady and recently now watching Aaron Rodgers play is special. Guys might have the best skill set in the NFL

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

Brett Farve, Jon Gruden, and My Grandfather

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