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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Terrance Owens, WR, Averett University

Averett has a stud in WR

Averett has a stud in WR Terrance Owens. He is physical and has soft hands

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?

Terrance Owens

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2 185

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Averett University

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 is help with the special Olympics and my job is mentoring

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

The hardest college class I have ever taken was definitely production and operation management.

Where are you from?

I am from Brooksville, FL

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is my mother because she does whatever she does to have to provide and I have taken notice due to the fact that I was old enough to remember the struggles. She never sweated or let my siblings and I know it was a hardship

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played baseball, basketball, and I ran track

Did you play any other positions in football?

I also played safety, corner, and linebacker.

At your position, what separates you from others?

What separates me at my position are my ball skills and relentless effort in blocking

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

When breaking down film I look at how my opponents press skills are and how they disguise their different coverages.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I ever faced is my teammate Tyriek Able. He has pushed me to new levels because of how great his ball skills are.

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

I would compare my play to AJ Green because of his speed, ball skills, toughness, and relentless effort.

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

The biggest obstacle I had to overcome was my mother getting shot when I was a junior in high school. I overcame it by just continuing to press on through that tough time.

I love doing interviews with kids from down the road!!! Florida Boys #TerranceOwens

I love doing interviews with kids from down the road!!! Florida Boys #TerranceOwens

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pregame ritual would definitely be eating candy.  

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is my ball skills and breakaway speed.

What is your biggest weakness?

My biggest weakness is the ability to break down opponents tendencies.

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

I would be a sleeper pick up flying under the radar because my school isn’t on the map, but all I need is a chance and I promise I will not disappoint you.

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

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

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

If I could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, it would be with Randy Moss, Muhammad Ali, and Jerry Rice.

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

The first big item I would buy would definitely be a house for my mother.

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