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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Aubrey Reed, WR, Dixie State University

Dixie State's Aubrey Reed (3), Dixie State University is a big time target

Dixie State’s Aubrey Reed (3), Dixie State University is a big time target

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?

Aubrey Reed

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2/ 200

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Dixie State University

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

Signed autographs for children after our games.

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

Media Law

Where are you from?

Tacoma, Wa

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom is my role model, she is the hardest worker I’ve ever been around in my life!

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, Basketball, and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Kick Returner

At your position, what separates you from others?

What separates me is my ability to make difficult and contested catches in traffic.

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

I look for different tendencies such as how the Defensive backs stand during different coverages, how they backpedal and come out of there breaks

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I’ve faced is hard to say. I’ve went up against good players but if I had to choose it would be David Gurthie who I played against in JUCO and he want to New Mexico University.

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

I compare myself to Dez Bryant he attacks the ball at his highest point. the way I jump up for the ball and attack it at its highest point!

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

My biggest obstacle in life was committing myself in the classroom. I was not a good student in high school which resulted in me having to go to junior college to play football first.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pre game rituals just involves me listening to music, I have to listen to music

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is my hands. I say I have really good hands

What is your biggest weakness?

My biggest weakness is my quickness, I’m not the quickest but I’m not slow.

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

I would say I will be the hardest worker on your team, I will do whatever you say to the best of my ability and then some!

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

My favorite player is Randy Moss growing up/ and Pittsburgh Steelers

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

I would have dinner with Randy Moss, Martin Luther King, and Deion Sanders

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

The first big item I buy will be a house for my mom and a car for myself haha.

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