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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Gregory Coble II, WR, Lindenwood University

Lindenwood WR Gregory Coble II is a very good wide out.  He is impressive

Lindenwood WR Gregory Coble II is a very good wide out. He is impressive

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Gregory Coble II

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2” 190lbs

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Spoke at Fields of Faith in front of 3,000+ people

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Emerging Technologies

Where are you from?

Poplar Bluff, MO

Who is your role model, and why?

My grandmother, she is the true definition of a giving person. Constantly putting others before herself.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Track & Field

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

My relentless Effort, desire to be great and never being satisfied is what separates me from other.

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

I examine the defense as a whole, then look at the coverage. From there I take notice in the safeties and corners tendencies, alignment, stance how they play in certain coverages. I see if they are aggressive, patient, heavy run fitters, ball hawks and if they can tackle in open space.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Pierre Desir

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

Larry Fitzgerald, we both have the willingness to never be satisfied

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

The loss of my grandmother, I overcame this obstacle by accepting the fact she is in a better place and watching over all of us.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Face timing my children Annaley & Beckham, also looking at their pictures

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

The obstacles I have to overcome is proving to everyone that I am good enough to play in the league. I know for a fact that I can do it, but because we do not face the level of competition other guys at bigger schools do, we are constantly overlooked and have to push ourselves even harder to get where we want to be.

What is your biggest strength?


What is your biggest weakness?

Understanding the game in terms of the next level. It is a completely different ball game in the NFL. There is nothing that can prepare you for it until you experience it for yourself

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

I may not be the biggest, fastest nor the strongest player but my willingness to do what others will not is what separates me from the pack. My relentless effort and desire to be great is overwhelming and constantly becomes contagious, I give nothing but 100% in everything I do. If you were to invest in me, you would get everything I had each and every day.

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

 Chris Carter/Miami Dolphins

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

Grandmother, Bruce Lee, Bernie Mac

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

I would take my son and daughter to Disney World

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 [email protected]

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