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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Robert Lewis, DB, Grand View University

Robert Lewis has soft hands and is quick. He will make an opposing quarterback worried.

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?

Robert Lewis

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 185

What is your position?

Cornerback, Nickel Back

Where do you play college football?

Grand View University (Navarro Jc)

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

I was able to go around to elementary’s in the area and talk about safety and play games with them.

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

Environmental Science

Where are you from?

Waco Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

My Mother just because I have seen my mother go through the worst and not matter what it was she pushed through it and kept a smile on her face and never gave up.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played Football,Basketball,Baseball, and I ran track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Quarterback, Wide Receiver, Return Man

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ball hawking ability, My speed, The way I pursue the ball and my speed coming out of my breaks

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

The Different concepts they have with the down and distance and the way the receiver run certain routes and his release off the ball.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

It’s a tough one between Fred Ross a Wide Receiver at Mississippi State or Josh Reynolds a Wide Receiver at Texas A&M both great players.

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

I would have to say Patrick Peterson because of his ability to cover anyone one the field and just how quick his instinct is on the field

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

Losing my brother a month before my senior season kicked off. But I took it and used it as motivation, and now that every time I step on the field, I know that I’m stepping on it for him to.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I take a pre-game shower before every game and listen to the playlist that I made the night before and dance around in the locker room for a little bit and say a prayer to the man up stairs because if it wasn’t for him I would not be able to do the things that I’m able to do.

What is your biggest strength?

My Speed and staying on top of my man and recognize offensive personnel

What is your biggest weakness?

Keeping my eyes out of the backfield

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

Tell me where you need me to play and the job will get done!!

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

Dallas Cowboys and Deion Sanders

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

Deion Sanders, Sean Taylor, Ray Lewis

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

My Mama the house she been working her whole life to get.

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 [email protected]

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