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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Paul Revis, WR, Western Oregon University

 

Paul Revis is fast, and will make you pay if you try to play press coverage

Paul Revis is fast, and will make you pay if you try to play press coverage

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? 

Paul Revis 

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’9 160 

What is your position? 

WR/ Slot Receiver, PR/KR 

Where do you play college football? 

Western Oregon University 

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

After we host team camp we give out old school jerseys to the youth and the eyes glow up like Christmas its pretty special to see

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

History 

Where are you from? 

Scappoose, Oregon 

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Father, His drive, his motivation, his competitiveness, His dedication, his adversity, his strength and his knowledge. He is my role model and if you asked him he would say he is my biggest fan. 

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Growing up I had to play a sport every season. So I did them all from baseball, basketball, wrestling, track, soccer. 

Did you play any other positions in football? 

In my youth I was more of a running back but my heart has always been at WR/PR 

At your position, what separates you from others? 

Quickness, Vision, Hands 

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

I looking at the coverage, checking out DB alignment, Find out tendencies and watch my get off to make sure I’m selling vertical and all routes 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Best DB I lined up across would be Sib from PSU my Freshman/Sophomore year 

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

Antonio Brown – Good Speed, great quickness, Lays out for everything, Big play ability. Great Return guy as well 

revis-1What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? 

 

Never signing a LOI, Didn’t really get looked by colleges out of High School, was fortunate to walk-on as WOU and earn myself a scholarship

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I like to zone in with some music pregame and when I get to the field I say a prayer in the end zone. 

What is your biggest strength? 

Competitiveness, Vision 

What is your biggest weakness? 

Height 

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

I know I don’t look like a typical 6’5 WR and I don’t pass the eye test but if you give me a chance I’ll give you everything I got, each week, all week. I’ll put all my energy and focus on becoming the best I can be to help this organization win a Super Bowl. 

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

Favorite Player: Dante Hall / Mike Vick / LT  

Favorite Team Colts 

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

Got to get something for my momma

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