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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Drew Wiley, LB, Villanova University

Drew Wiley the playmaking LB from Villanova University recenty sat down with our newest writer Jimmy Williams!
  • Name: Drew Wiley
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 230
  • Position: LB
  • College: Villanova University
  • Twitter: @_WileyCoyote

Tell us about your university/college. What was your major/minor? How is campus life?

I graduated with a Communication major and a minor in Sociology.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

My selflessness and level headedness through adversity

What kind of role do you see yourself in on the team? What scheme and/or position suits your skill set?

My role on the team was to be a consistent disrupter for opposing offenses. I can play any LB position. 

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

James Conner

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?

Dan Smith, his accuracy and arm strength are unlike any QB I have played with or against.

Describe a time in your life when you were able to overcome a struggle.

When I was a freshman in high school I broke my leg and did not think I was going to be the same player I was before the injury. With a lot of hard work and help from my family and friends, I was able to bounce back and help my high school team win a sectional championship in New Jersey. Along with that, I was able to prove to people that I can play college football.

What is your favorite comfort food?

Vanilla ice cream with rainbow sprinkles from Halo Pub in Princeton, NJ.

Do you have a favorite movie or actor?

My favorite movie is Wolf of Wall Street, but I am also a huge Star Wars fan. My favorite actor is Robert Downey Jr.

What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies?

I play a lot of video games, specifically Madden, and I am always trying to find new music. Along with that, I watch pretty much all sports all the time and love TV shows like Game of Thrones and The Office.

Who or what motivates you the most?

My parents motivate me to be the best version of myself in everything that I do.

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