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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Reggie White, OL, Kentucky Weslyan College

Reggie White of Kentucky Wesleyan is a powerful run blocker with light feet

NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Reggie White

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2/300

What is your position?

RG/C

Where do you play college football?

Kentucky Wesleyan College

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

Working sports with the youth it feels amazing giving back to kids and teaching them how to play many different sports especially because I know I use to be a kid in their shoes. 

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

My hardest class I’ve ever taken is Nature of Mathematics  

Where are you from?

Chicago, Illinois

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad is my role model just looking at him seeing him work day to day and strive to get us everything me and my brother need shows me his dedication through the struggle.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, baseball wrestling, and Lacrosse, I tried hockey but that’s not for me. 

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played DT and DE

At your position, what separates you from others?

I think I’m a go getter I go and hit people hard and I’m blocking to the whistle and always trying to pancake somebody whether it’s pass blocking, run blocking, or cut blocking I’m going hard every play. 

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

I’m looking to see the kind of pass rush and power moves that I’m going to going against so I can be prepared for it.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Toughest player I ever went against is my ex Junior College teammate Sie Doe Jr. the dude was is beast. 

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

Ryan Kalil, he’s my height and weight, he plays hard, fast and once he gets his hands on a player he never lets go attacks and he doesn’t stop blocking or take any off. 

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

Biggest obstacle I ever faced was passing high school classes when I was threaten to be removed from my school. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Before a game I just throw on my beats and listen to a song called Closer by Goapele it makes me feel like I’m closer to achieving my goals and that actually gets me ready to play. 

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength to me is my dedication and pride

What is your biggest weakness?

My weakness is my attitude on the field. 

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

If you are looking for a player that’s dedicated and put in hard work and want to win and willing do anything to help the team then I am your guy. I put 200 percent in everything that I do on and off the field, if the coach needs me to do anything I’m always willing to work and practice it to get the job done right. 

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

My favorite player was Reggie White and favorite team is Chicago Bears. 

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

Reggie White, John F. Kennedy, Charles Barkley. 

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

I’m buying a big bakery for my mom she love to bake and I want to see her do what she loves. 

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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