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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Mark Munson, WR, Angelo State University

 

Mark Munson the wide out from Angelo State could easily be a D1 wide out. He has all the intangibles.

Mark Munson the wide out from Angelo State could easily be a D1 wide out. He has all the intangibles.

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?  

Mark Munson

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’2 205

What is your position? 

Wide receiver/ slot receiver 

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? 

Reading with elementary school kids on my day off. 

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

Anatomy 

Where are you from? 

Ft. Worth, Texas

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mom and sister, hardest working people I know!

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 except offensive line

At your position, what separates you from others? 

I’m a tough matchup, too fast for a linebacker/safety and too physical for a corner

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

Look at my matchup for tendencies, coverages, blitz tendency, does my guy like to get hands on.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Dre Kirkpatrick 

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

Odell Beckham or Steve Smith, inside and outside nightmare who plays the game with an edge 

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

I was on the verge of not playing football anymore after being told no time after time, but I believed in myself and worked harder until I achieved my goals

munson_markDo you have any pre-game rituals? 

I have to listen to my game day play list 

What is your biggest strength? 

My Competitive nature 

What is your biggest weakness? 

Sometimes I rely too much on athleticism 

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

I would encourage you to listen to my story and you will see that I have a never give up attitude, an underdog mindset, and I attack the game like a savage.

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

I loved Jerry Rice, my dad used to always rave about how hard he worked to be the best and it showed on the field.

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

Jerry Rice, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

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

I’m going to come back to school and finish my last semester and get my degree 

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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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