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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Antonio Green, OL, University of Sioux Falls

 

Antonio Green is a big boy with speed and power

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?

Antonio Green Jr.

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 310

What is your position?

Offensive Guard

Where do you play college football?

The University of Sioux Falls

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

Tim Tebow spoke at a FCA event in Sioux Falls. At that event, a girl with disabilities asked me to run through a football drill with her. At the end of the drill, she was the happiest person in the facility. That was probably the coolest thing I’ve done off the field.

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

Accounting

Where are you from?

Dublin Georgia

Who is your role model, and why?

My Parents are my role model. They were never married, but they managed to work together to get me where I’m at today

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I threw the shot put and discus

Did you play any other positions in football?

Three tech in high school

At your position, what separates you from others?

Having the ability to make a quick decision when needed. Athleticism and aggressiveness

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

Stance, alignments, how do they play the run, and what’s their favorite pass move.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Josh Gordon, DE from Minnesota State Mankato

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

Trent Williams, LT for the Redskins. We are very athletic to be offensive lineman.

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

My biggest obstacle was turning down my division one offer from Western Kentucky because of academic reasoning. I overcame that by praying to God and never giving up.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I have three specific music categories that I listen to on every game day. Gospel first, Rnb second, and Rap third.

What is your biggest strength?

My protective instincts

Antonio Green

What is your biggest weakness?

Can be hard on myself at times

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

I am a hard working player that leads by example. I promise you that I will give everything I got to compete and help this organization win games.

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

My favorite player was Warren Sapp.

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

Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Jackson, and Lecharles Bentley

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

My mom a brand new car because she never had one

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