NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Arthur Hart, P, UNC-Charlotte
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’2, 220 pounds
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
Both of my parents are the hardest working people I know, I would not have the same opportunities without them.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Stephen Farias taught me that you can be a cool teacher yet still expect excellence from your students.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I played basketball, track, baseball, and soccer growing up
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
The toughest player I ever faced was punt return specialist Khris Garden out of NC A&T. he finished his career 2nd all-time in FCS history for return yards. As a team, we punted five times and gave up zero return yards
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
The most underrated player on our team was our long snapper, Brian McDonough. He had a great season and made my job a lot easier.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Any song from AC/DC’s Back in Black album, my dad used it to pump me up for my middle school football games and it still works to this day.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Reggie Roby, I hope I can have a career as good as he was
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
I was born with a substantial hearing loss, it wasn’t always easy especially with a vocal sport like football. I noticed things got a lot easier in my life when I stopped making excuses for myself and just played the game I love
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Nothing other than loud music and lots of stretching
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
We were playing Southern Mississippi my Junior year of college and we pinned them on the one in the fourth quarter, they ended up going 90 yards down the field but used up so much time they had no chance to overcome our two score point lead.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Helped restore the roof of a trailer home for a woman in need.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
Green Bay Packers no doubt, I lived in Green Bay for a short time as a kid and it never leaves you. The loyalty and dedication that fan base is second to none.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be?
Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, and Vince Lombardi