NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kyron Watson, LB, Southern Illinois
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position? ILB
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
East St. Louis, IL
Who is your role model, and why?
Ray Lewis because he was the person that inspired me to play the game the way I play with passion, emotion, leadership, and with maximum effort.
Who was your favorite teacher?
8th Grade Math teacher Mrs. Thomas
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball and Baseball
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?
Yfn Lucci-Who I do it for.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Having a daughter at 16 with no help and also leaving the University of Kansas with no plan. I overcame these struggles by putting my trust in God.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I do not go on the field to warm up before the actual game warm up.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
4th down goal line stop against Youngstown State.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I mentor middle school young boys now in Carbondale, IL.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My 2 grandmother who are deceased and my daughters.