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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kyle Washington, QB, Angelo State University

Angelo State quarterback Kyle Washington has an NFL arm.  He maybe one of the most athletic quarterbacks in the entire NFL Draft

Angelo State quarterback Kyle Washington has an NFL arm. He maybe one of the most athletic quarterbacks in the entire 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?

Kyle Washington

What is your Height/Weight?

6’5 220

What is your position?

Quarterback

Where do you play college football?

Angelo State University

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

I think the coolest thing that I was able to be involved in was spending time with the special education classes in the community. The kids looked forward to seeing me every week and I looked forward to seeing them as well.

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

Anatomy and Physiology

Where are you from?

Humble, TX

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, because he ensures that his family and those around him are well taken care of.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes. I played basketball and ran track.

Did you play any other positions in football?

I’ve played every position at one point in my life except for defensive tackle and offensive line.

At your position, what separates you from others?

The chip on my shoulder. I always feel like the underdog and I think having that chip on my shoulder has led to a high level of play and a healthy work ethic.

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

Opponent Scout: The type of fronts teams like to use, the coverages they like to run, blitz looks and frequencies, and tendencies of individual defenders.Self Scout: Footwork, foot placement, where my eyes are located, ball placement, anticipation on timing routes, and decisions based on coverage/front/blitz etc.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Ethan Westbrooks

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

In regards to build and athletic potential, former Eagles quarterback, Randall Cunningham

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Not a “ritual,” but I anoint myself with anointing oil prior to every game.

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

The perceived level of competition at the D2 level and being overlooked due to lack of notoriety.

What is your biggest strength?

Instincts.

Kyle 1What is your biggest weakness?

Flexibility

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

I’ll need more than a second.

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

My deceased grandparents.

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

A truck.

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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