NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Eric Gallo, OL, Virginia Tech
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’2”, 300 lbs.
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My father. He is the most influential person in my life.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Invest Banking Professor at Virginia Tech
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Baseball and Basketball
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?
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?
My height. I had to do all the extra things that taller players were afraid to do.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Listen to a game day playlist.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
When our defense made a goal-line stand against Pitt on the last play of the game.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I was able to raise $1,600 for rare diseases through a charity event for my Pro Day bench press reps.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Vince Lombardi, Benjamin Franklin, Donald Trump