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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Bryson Winfrey, WR, Lincoln University
Bryson Winfrey of Lincoln University is a game changer

Bryson Winfrey of Lincoln University is a game changer

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?

Bryson Winfrey

What is your Height/Weight?

5’9 185lbs

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

I played college football at Lincoln University of Missouri which is a D2 program in the GLVC conference.

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

The coolest thing I have done off the field was last thanksgiving me and members of an organization I’m apart of gave thanksgiving dinners to in need families at a local church.

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

The hardest class I’ve taken is Accounting

Where are you from?

I’m from Kansas City, MO

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is my H.S. Football coach Damon Paul. I consider him to be my role model because of the lastly impact he made on me when I was in H.S. and how he guided and molded me to be the man I am today.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes I played basketball and ran track.

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yes I’ve played both QB and RB at the college level.

At your position, what separates you from others?

I believe that my quickness and ability to separate from defenders is what separates me from others.

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

When I break down film I look for coverage indicators like how the defense lines up as far as their depth, stance, and alignment as well as different types of tendencies on players throughout the game.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I ever played against was De’Vante Bausby from Pittsburgh State who is now apart of the Chicago Bears.

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

I would compare my play to Julian Edelman we both are quick shifty receivers who have a way of finding openings in the defense.

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

The biggest obstacle in my life I’ve had to over come was my freshman year of college when my mom had got sick and was in the hospital.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I do have a pregame ritual I have to listen to the song Overtime by Ace Hood right before the game

What is your biggest strength?

I think my biggest strength is that I’m very resilient as the game goes on I feel that my play gets stronger.

What is your biggest weakness?

Some would say that my biggest weakness is my lack of height but me personally I find it to be a strength since it allows me to find holes in defenses that bigger players might not be able to find.

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

I would say that I am a very hard worker and know that football isn’t a game for complacency so I know that everyday I have to come to work ready to get better no matter what is going on around me.

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

My favorite player was Randy Moss and my favorite team was the New England Patriots.

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

LeBron James, Kevin Hart, and Odell Beckham Jr.

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

A house

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