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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Craig Reynolds, RB, Kutztown University

Craig Reynolds of Kutztown recently interviewed with Jonathan Joyce of Draft Diamonds
  • Craig Reynolds
  • Kutztown University
  • Twitter: @13_CJR

2018 Accolades & Statistics

  • 2018 PSAC Football Eastern Division All-Conference Football Offensive First-Team.
  • 1675 yds All-Purpose – 152.3 Avg/G – 19TDs.

What is your name?

  • Craig Reynolds.

Where do you play College Football?

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

What position do you play?

  • RB/WR/PR/KR.

What is your height/weight?

  • 5’10” 215LBS.

Did you play any other sports growing up? If so, what were they?

  • Played basketball until my freshman year of high school.

Who is the toughest player you have competed against in College?

  • Tajier Jefferson. LB Kutztown University.

Are you listening to music before a game? If so, what?

  • Yes. I have to play Imma Boss by Meek Mill at least once. It has been a tradition since I was sophomore at Abington High School.

Do you have any superstitions before a game? If so, what are they?

  • Attend Team Chapel and Pray.

Who is your role model & why?

  • My Dad, I would not be here without him.

You are a Business Administration major. What made you pursue that subject?

  • I took a Marketing class while I was undeclared and chose business as my major.

While in College, what has been your favorite & least favorite class?

  • My favorite class had to be Advertising Management while Finance was my least favorite.

What made you choose Kutztown University?

  • The campus and the family atmosphere of the University.

Outside of Football, what has been your favorite experience while in College?

  • The relationships I have built over the last 4 years with my peers.

Growing up, who was your favorite NFL Team & NFL player, & why?

  • The Atlanta Falcons and my favorite NFL player growing up was Michael Vick.

If you could be in any movie of your choice, what would it be & what character would you play?

  • I would be in Any Given Sunday and play as Willie Beamen (Jamie Foxx). It is my favorite football movie. He wore 13 and got them to the playoffs when no one believed he could.

If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who are they?

  1. Denzel Washington – My favorite actor.
  2. Russell Westbrook – My favorite athlete.
  3. Eric Reynolds – My older Brother.

If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose & why?

  • Martin Luther King. He changed the world.

Who is your favorite superhero & why?

  • The Wolverine, I loved watching the movies as a kid.

What is your definition of hard work?

  • Pushing yourself day in and day out to reach your goal even when times get hard.

What is the most unexpected lesson you learned while in College?

  • I should not have waited so long to declare my major.

What is something you wish you could go back & tell yourself as a High School Freshman?

  • Nothing, everything happens for a reason.

Why do you wear #13?

  • Picked the number my junior year of high school. Wore it ever since then.

What is the best part of your hometown, Willow Grove, PA?

  • The great people that live there.

Who do you choose: Jordan, LeBron, Steph or Kobe? Why?

  • Jordan, winning is everything. 6-0 in the Finals.

Are you a PS4 or Xbox One guy? What games are you playing right now?

  • Actually, I own a PS3. Never upgraded it once they stopped making NCAA Football.

What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete?

  • My first collegiate football game freshman year. I was extremely nervous prior to the game. I started at Slot Receiver and finished with 12 catches for 115 yards.

If you could have three wishes granted, what would they be?

  1. My mom to live in her dream home.
  2. Play in the NFL.
  3. Three More Wishes.

What is your hidden talent?

  • I can make water drop sound with my mouth.

If there is a book written about Craig Reynolds, what is the title?

  • “Motivated.”

What are three things on your “Bucket List?”

  1. Go on vacation outside the country.
  2. Play in the NFL.
  3. Buy my mother a house.

Are you binge watching anything right now?

  • The Office.

If you had one free hour each day, how would you choose to use it?

  • Workout.

If you could run over any NFL LB, past or present, who would it be & why?

  • Would have to be Ray Lewis. He is a Hall of Famer and he talks a lot of trash.

What are three words to give NFL scouts that define Craig Reynolds?

  1. Versatile.
  2. Athletic.
  3. Playmaker.

What is your inspiration?

  • My two brothers.

What current/former NFL player do you compare yourself to?

  • I would compare myself to David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals Running Back. He is versatile and can play all over the field on offense and has the ability to return on special teams.
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