NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Garry Chouloute, QB, Webber International University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Webber International University
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
The coolest thing I have done to give back was going to my pop warner team and talking to the kids telling them what it takes to be great at whatever you do. It’s always awesome to look at the kids face to see how inspired they are and how much of an impact you make on the kids.
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
The hardest class I took in college was principle of finance.
Where are you from?
I am from Miami Florida.
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is my father he has a huge impact on me. He overcame a lot of adversity and never gave up on any tough obstacle that was thrown at him and it made him the man he is today. With that being said that is what made me who I am as well a person that will never give up and rise to and adversity and overcome it.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Growing up other sports I played other than football was basketball and I ran track. I played basketball for 4 years in high school and I also ran track for 4 years and high school and was top 8 in the state for high jump and still holds the record at my school for jumping 6’4.
Did you play any other positions in football?
One other position I can play other than QB would be wide receiver because I played that in high school.
At your position, what separates you from others?
What separates me from other quarterbacks would be the fact that I am a dual threat quarterback I can run the ball really well and I can throw the ball well also. I can also throw on the run and make a defender miss to keep a drive alive and keep the chains moving. I am a versatile Quarterback.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
When breaking down film the first thing I look for is to pick out there weakest corner back and also to see what coverage is there strong coverage. Also I look to see the front they give team and by me looking at the fronts I can see what check we have to make to put us in a better situation to win the game and beat there defense. Also I look for the best linebackers and to see how they move and there strength and weakness. And the same goes for the safeties.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
The toughest player I faced was Mark Myers defensive back from Southeastern University.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I would compare myself to Cam Newton because the fact that he is a leader on and off the field and also how he plays on the field he is a playmaker, versatile, and a winner. And I feel like I carry those aspects as a quarterback on and off the field just like Cam Newton.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
The biggest obstacle in my life was from high school making a huge transition from being people I know to going to a junior college a military junior college at that knowing no one and everything being military related. That was a tough obstacle in my life but I had the support from my parents and family to push me to stay there. With that being said me staying there turned out to be one of my best lifetime memories because I meet great people and coaches and also made me mature very fast and made me the man I am today. Also my football experience there was great it made me realize how good of a player I am because I was at one of the best JUCO in the country and that year we made it all the way to the national championship game and fell short to East Mississippi College. It was a great experience and I overcame a huge obstacle that brought the best out of me to make me the player I am now.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
My pre-game ritual is listening to music to loosen up and also dancing is part of my ritual. Right before we go out on the field I take a 10 minute prayer to talk to God and after that I am good to go.
What is your biggest strength?
My biggest strength would be my playmaking ability.
What is your biggest weakness?
My biggest weakness is the fact I hate losing.
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I would tell a GM that they would be getting them a great QB, a leader on and off the field and someone that is reliable who you can trust on and off the field and a playmaker and most importantly a winner a very talented winner.
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
My favorite player growing up was Michael Vick and my favorite NFL team is the Miami Dolphins.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
If I can have dinner with anyone I would choose Rhianna.
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
The first big thing I would purchase would be a nice house in Miami Florida.