NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Josh Willis, LB, Butler University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Butler University (Indianapolis,IN)
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My mother. She is a strong woman and my number one fan!
Who was your favorite teacher?
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Soccer and track
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Right above it- Drake, Lil Wayne
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Clay Matthews because he is versatile and can play inside linebacker and cover, yet can still rush the quarterback off the edge or up the middle.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
The biggest obstacle I’ve had to overcome was my self-development in college. I had to adjust to being away from home and ideally I wanted to play at a higher level coming out of high school. I learned that I had to put more into myself in order to get more out, and become the student-athlete I had the potential to be.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I have to eat 1-2 mustard packets
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Sack fumble vs Campbell senior year
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Just give friends and teammates good guidance
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Tom Brady, The Rock, Aaliyah