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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Devon Mackey, WR, Stillman College

Stillman tight end Devon Mackey is a sure handed pass catcher with good instincts

Stillman wide out Devon Mackey is a sure handed pass catcher with good instincts

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?

Devon Mackey

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2/210Ibs

What is your position?

WR

Where do you play college football?

Stillman College

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

Help run Stillman Summer Football Camp

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

Accounting

Where are you from?

Lafayette, AL

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother, she possess the strength and willingness to be successful regardless of her situation.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, basketball, and track & field

Did you play any other positions in football?

TE, DE

At your position, what separates you from others?

Beat the press, awesome hands, tenacious blocker and ability to go deep.

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

Coverages, tendencies of corners, safeties, and outside backers.

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

AJ Green

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

Leaving for college when my mom was at her worst. By telling myself college is the way to get her out of her situation.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes

Stillman-AthleticsWhat is your biggest strength?

Deep ball

What is your biggest weakness?

In out of breaks

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

I’m not afraid of adversity, with that being said, I rise when the moments are tough.

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

Randy Moss

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

Aurelia Mackey, Lebron James, and Joeanna Mackey

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

My mom a house

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