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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew King, LB, ARMY

 

Andrew King is a man on the football field. Throw size out the window, because he will rock you

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 500 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?

Andrew King 

What is your Height/Weight?

5113 238

What is your position?

LB/ FB

Where do you play college football?

United States Military Academy (Army)

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

Our team adopted a kid through Friends Of Jaclyn, just getting to know Sean Callahan before he passed was the greatest experience I’ve had. 

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

Chemistry 

Where are you from?

Queens, NY

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad. He has everything together and sacrifices a lot for our family. 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Wrestling and Lacrosse 

Did you play any other positions in football?

Running back 

At your position, what separates you from others?

Toughness, competitiveness, leadership and intelligence 

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

Tendencies in my opponent and how to capitalize on opportunities. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

N/A

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

Vinny Rey, he is a hardworker and proves his worth. 

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

Loss of my teammate Brandon Jackson. Being with the team and playing hard for him. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listening to Drake

What is your biggest strength?

Leadership 

What is your biggest weakness?

Height 

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

I am a winner, and I will help lead this team to win championships through total buy-in of a winning culture. 

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

Ray Lewis, Ravens Defense. I’m pretty sure they allowed less than 3 yards per rush for like 10 years. That’s unheard of. 

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

Biggie Smalls, MLK, Oprah

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

White Dry Erase Board 

 

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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