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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Junior Lee, DB, University of Connecticut

Uconn safety Junior Lee has been moving up NFL teams draft boards

Uconn safety Junior Lee has been moving up NFL teams draft boards

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?

My name is Junior Lee (Wilbert)

What is your Height/Weight?

I’m 6’1 and 216lbs

What is your position?

My position is currently Athlete but I’m known to be a SAF

Where do you play college football?

I played for the University of Connecticut

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

The coolest thing I’ve done was going back home and talking to my H.S about the importance of education and teaching the young men a little bit about football.

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

My hardest class I had to take in college would probably be my biology class, my school is known for its hard science classes.

Where are you from?

I’m from Brooklyn NY.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played a lot of basketball growing up.

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played RB, LB, & CB in college.

At your position, what separates you from others?

At my position I would say my size and ability to cover gives me an advantage at the next level, still having the ability to be a great tackler.

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

I look for tendencies, hand signals, percentages of run and pass, the formations they are in the most and favorite plays to run.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

I would say the toughest player I’ve faced had to have been Blake Bortles from the Jaguars when he was at UCF he was a great QB.

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

I would compare myself to Kam Chancellor just based off of size and ability to tackle, I would say I have a better coverage skills in the man to man department, and field.

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

The toughest obstacle I had to over come was when I was younger and our apartment building had a fire and we were affected by it, and we had no where to stay and it separated my whole family just to survive.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

No I don’t really have any pre-game rituals.

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is probably my versatility my ability to play LB, SAF, Nickel, or even cover a big WR gives me an advantage.

junior lee1What is your biggest weakness?

My weakness is probably film breakdown skills but its something I’m looking to improve.

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

I’m probably the hardest working man you will ever meet, I’m very competitive and I will always give you 110% when I touch that field. I just love the game of football and when you love it like I do, you do anything to play it.

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

My favorite player growing up was Randy Moss but I was always a Giants Fan coming from NYC you had to be.

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

I would have dinner with Barack Obama, God, and Luther Vandross.

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

I would probably make sure I have a place to live first before anything.

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