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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Loren Easly, RB, North Texas

Loren Easly the elusive RB from North Texas recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds Jimmy Williams
  • Name: Loren Easly
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 208
  • Position: Running Back
  • College: North Texas transfer from Stephen F. Austin
  • Twitter: @easly_7

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

My major was integrative studies which is a mixture of 3 fields of your choice. It is a very flexible major that will allow me to do multiple things in the future. Campus life was cool I liked seeing all the different types of people on campus.

What do your teammates say is your best quality? 

Being a physical runner with great speed for my size

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

I see myself as a great zone runner. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to help my team succeed.

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

Jaylon Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?

Evan Johnson impresses me with his great energy everyday.

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

I was having a breakout season in 2018 where I posted a career high 177 rushing yards in a game. Shortly thereafter, I went down with an injury. I owe a lot to my RB coach, Tashard Choice, who reminded me to stay humble, keep God first and try my hardest at everything that I do.

If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?

Baseball

What is something that you are most proud of? What would you say is your biggest achievement?

Graduating college

Do you have a favorite athlete or professional team? Is there a player that you model your game after?

Todd Gurley

Who is your favorite music artist? What gets you pumped before a game?

YFN Lucci is my favorite artist, but NBA YoungBoy gets me hyped for the game.

What is your favorite comfort food?

Rice and beans

Do you have a favorite movie or actor?

Friday is one of my favorite movies.

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

I like to play Madden with friends

Who or what motivates you the most? 

My mother is my biggest fan, and she’s been with me every step of the way. She motivates me the most because she’s made a lot of sacrifices over the years.

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