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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D’Gary Wallace, LB, Urbana University

Urbana University has a hard hitting linebacker in D'Gary Wallace. This kid is fun to watch

Urbana University has a hard hitting linebacker in D’Gary Wallace. This kid is fun to watch

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? 

D’Gary Wallace

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’0” 210lbs

What is your position? 

Linebacker

Where do you play college football? 

Urbana University

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

I visited a nursing home and got to bowl and spend the day with the elderly.

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

Anything that had to do with science.

Where are you from? 

Dayton, Ohio

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mom because she is the strongest person I know, and has always pushed me to be the best I can be.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Yes, I played basketball.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

No.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My knowledge and awareness of the game and eye for the ball.

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

Player and team tendencies, they say a lot.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Marvin Elam

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

Luke Kuechly, because he is always around the football making plays.

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

Growing up in poverty and being surrounded by drugs and crime. I overcame it by setting my sights on a brighter future than what was being offered to me growing up.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Walking around the whole field

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

Being good enough to gain interest over other players from bigger schools.

What is your biggest strength?

My work ethic

What is your biggest weakness? 

My size.

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

I have a great work ethic and a very high motor.

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

Chicago Bears

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

Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Sean Taylor.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Nothing, I would save it.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? TMNT
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction? Neither
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV? HGTV
  • Waffles or Pancakes? Pancakes
  • Snakes or Spiders? Spiders
  • Madden or Mario? Madden

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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