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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: DJ Wilson, WR, Presbyterian College

 

Daryl DJ is a very solid route runner with good hands. He has the NFL prototypical size as well.

Daryl DJ Wilson is a very solid route runner with good hands. He has the NFL prototypical size as well.

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 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 to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

DJ Wilson

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 200

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Presbyterian College 

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

It would have to be going to Cuba the spring before I came to college and helping rebuild a church there

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

Business statistics 

Where are you from?

Asheville NC

Who is your role model, and why?

My grandmother and her work ethics is unmatched. She always makes sure everyone in the family is okay

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track and basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Safety

At your position, what separates you from others?

Physicality and focus to detail in routes 

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

Coverages and tendencies in corners, if they like to use their hands or not. Do they press? Stuff like that

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Walt Aikens while he was at Liberty

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

I take a little from different receivers. I would say Dez Bryant for his strength 

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

Dad passed away right before I came to college. It helped me to become a man and really focus to be successful 

darylDo you have any pre-game rituals?

Sour patch kids 

What is your biggest strength?

My strength and route running. 

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

I’m a player that will work day in and day out. Wether it be on offense or special teams. Anything to help the organization get better. 

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

Dez Bryant and obviously the Dallas Cowboys

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

My Dad, Drake and Jerry Rice

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

Probably help my parents with bills then I’ll worry about the rest

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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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