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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Roshawn Wilson, WR, University of New Haven

New Haven wide out Roshawn Wilson is a big play maker

New Haven wide out Roshawn Wilson is a big play maker

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?

Roshawn Wilson

What is your Height/Weight?

6 ft and 205 lbs

What is your position?

Wide Receiver, Kick Return, Punt Return and Special Teams

Where do you play college football?

University of New Haven

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

I’m created an organization that has hosted camps in the Miami area for kids and young adults regarding sports and helping them prepare from college.

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

Bio Chem

Where are you from?

Miami, FL

Who is your role model, and why?

My father because he started from the bottom literally he has no high school diploma and has worked to by a home for my family when he was 24 years old and at age 43 he still setting examples on how to never give up & provide for your family.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yeah, basketball and I ran track in high school

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yeah Kick return and punt return

At your position, what separates you from others?

My speed, agility, and hands I take pride in my craft and work on the little things even when I’m waking in the grocery store shopping

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

I usually look out how I’m running my routes making sure I practicing the right technique. I also look at the whole offense as well as defense to fully understand why coach is calling this play against the defense.

new havenWho was the toughest player you ever faced?

Kendrick Butler who he was an all American at DB

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

One of my friends from the Arizona Cardinals John Brown

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

All my life I’ve always been told that I couldn’t make it in football in high school and in college and each time I bet those odds by staying focus and using that negativity to build my stepping stones to greatness.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yeah usually eat a very small breakfast and always watch the Any Given Sunday Speech

What is your biggest strength?

Mental toughness

What is your biggest weakness?


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

Everybody says their a hard worker but to be brutally honest I’m more than that. All think about is success and I will not let anybody out work me I will not be looked at as quitter or someone who doesn’t focus on the little things. I’m great leaner and I’m coach able and the only thing I want to do is make plays on the field and off the field for your organization

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

Denver Broncos from Rod Smith until now.

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

My grandfather, Fiance’, President Obama

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A car, I am tired of walking every where

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

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