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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Devin Wiltz, OL, Hampton University

 

Devin Wiltz is a monster that helped Hampton this year with their O-Line struggles from the past

Devin Wiltz is a monster that helped Hampton this year with their O-Line struggles from the past

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?

Devin Wiltz

What is your Height/Weight?

6’7 315

What is your position?

Offensive Tackle

Where do you play college football?

Hampton University

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

Coaching little league basketball at the local recreational center

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

Biology

Where are you from?

New Orleans, Louisiana

Who is your role model, and why?

Shaquille O’Neal, he’s  a great entrepreneur, growing up I never wanted to work for someone, I’ve always wanted to be my own boss, his entrepreneurship inspires and motivates me to want to do that.

 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

 

Basketball 

 

Did you play any other positions in football?

 

Offensive Guard

 

At your position, what separates you from others?

 

My body frame, my long wing span and my athleticism

 

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

 

Technique and pad level 

 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

 

Devondre Campbell, Atlanta Falcons.

 

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

 

Laremy Tunsil, just watching him from his college days up to now with the Dolphins he’s just one of the guys I try to model my game after, I always find myself watching his film and trying to copy his techniques and styles at practice and in games.

 

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

 

Making it out of junior college and going to the D1 level. Working hard, staying focus, blocking out the distractions and staying close to God

 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

 

Listening to music

 

What is your biggest strength?

 

My size 

 

devinWhat is your biggest weakness?

 

My pad Level

 

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

 

For a guy of my size I can do some great things at my position I’m a real hard worker and very coachable, I love the game and love learning new things and getting better. 

 

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

 

Growing up my favorite player to watch was Michael Vick when he played for the Atlanta Falcons 

 

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

 

Ric Flair, Hugh Hefner, & Shaquille O’Neal

 

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

 

A home

 

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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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