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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Joe Worth, WR, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Wisconsin Whitewater wide out Joe Worth is a sleeper in the 2016 NFL Draft

Wisconsin Whitewater wide out Joe Worth is a sleeper in the 2016 NFL Draft

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?

Joe Worth

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 213lbs

What is your position?

WR 

Where do you play college football?

UW-Whitewater

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

Coaching young athletes in the community and reading books to children at elementary schools

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

Expository Writing

Where are you from?

Hartford, WI

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom because of how hard she worked raising 4 children as a single mother. She has always been my motivation to be the best person and athlete I can

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

RB, TE, and DB 

At your position, what separates you from others?

Attention to details, technique, and effort

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

Any tendencies that the secondary makes to specific formations and technique/hips of the DB’s

Joe WorthWho was the toughest player you ever faced?

Christian Walker (Morningside College)

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

Anquan Boldin. I’m a possession receiver that can stretch the field and catch the deep ball. I also run great routes and can block for my teammates to spring runs.

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

My father passed away after my freshman year of college. I took all my frustrations and emotions and put it into football. My family, coaches and teammates were a lot of help throughout the entire dilemma.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Getting my mind right with music and praying to the Lord for all he has blessed me with.

What is your biggest strength?

Mental toughness,  route running, hands and burst out of breaks

What is your biggest weakness?

Clock speed. I play the game faster than what times may show. 

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

If you give me an opportunity, I will pour my heart and soul into this team. I will constantly give the game everything I have to make myself and my team better. Put me anywhere on the field and you will get my best effort.

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

Jerry Rice & Jordy Nelson are my favorite players of all time. Big fan of the Green Bay Packers

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

Jerry Rice, Martin Luther King Jr, and Mahatma Ghandi

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

I will pay off my student loans and purchase a car

Rapid Answers:

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

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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