NFL Draft Diamonds website 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?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
The coolest thing I have done is reading to elementary school children and seeing their faces light up when we walked in the room.
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
The hardest class I ever had to take is Biophysical Chemistry
Where are you from?
I am from Elkhorn,WI
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model would have to be my dad because he taught me so much about football in my youth and always set a perfect example for me of what I wanted to be like when I grew up.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I also played basketball and baseball growing up.
Did you play any other positions in football?
I have also played Offensive Guard and Center.
At your position, what separates you from others?
I would say my football I.Q., my work ethic, and my foot speed
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
The toughest player I ever went against would have to have been one of my teammates, Aaron Karlen.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I would compare my play to Bryan Bulaga because I am consistent with how I play over the course of a game and a season.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
The biggest obstacle that I have had to overcome would be that when I was in high school, I never had any looks from any bigger division schools, which led me to in turn playing at the division 3 level. I overcame this by working hard and earning All-Conference honors in the WIAC and Academic All-District honors.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
My pre-game ritual would be that I have a specific playlist that I have to listen to every gameday.
What is your biggest strength?
My biggest strength is that I am a student of the game. I have a high football I.Q. and am always learning new techniques to help me.
What is your biggest weakness?
My biggest weakness is that I’m not quite as strong as the other players at my position.
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I would say that no matter where you look, you will not find anyone that will work harder than I will.
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
My favorite team growing up is the Green Bay Packers, but my favorite player would have to be Joe Thomas.
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, I would choose Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, and Vince Lombardi.
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
The first big item I would buy would either be to buy my parents a new car or to help them pay off some of their debts