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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Sean Wiggins, LB, Ball State University

Ball State linebacker Sean Wiggins is a beast in the middle of the field

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?

Sean Wiggins

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 230

What is your position?

MLB/OLB

Where do you play college football?

Ball State University

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

I got a chance to coach youth football for the same organization where I first played football

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

Risk Management and Insurance

Where are you from?

Charlotte, North Carolina

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, because he’s shown me how to be a Man

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Just Football and Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

I also played Tight end in High School

At your position, what separates you from others?

I feel like my play recognition helps me out a lot

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

I like to find tips that will help me in the game whether it’s a O lineman’s stance or something the QB does for a certain play

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Corey Davis probably was the most dominant player I played against in college

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

I would say Brian Urlacher because his ability to study film and use that in his advantage during the game

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

Coming back from a shoulder surgery before my senior year, and I overcame it by persevering, my faith, and my teammates

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I just had a playlist I listened to before every game

What is your biggest strength?

Ability to read a play

What is your biggest weakness?

Straight line speed

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

I would tell them what they’d get out of me hard work, leadership, and dedication

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

Brian Urlacher and Lawrence Taylor

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

My late Grandfather, And three of my friends who have passed away Devin Johnson, Thomas Mcdonald, and Kaleb Grant

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

I’d Buy Stocks

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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