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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Austin Watkins Jr., WR, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Austin Watkins Jr. UAB
UAB wide receiver Austin Watkins Jr. the Fort Myers, Florida native is one of my favorite FBS wide outs. This kid is a big time playmaker in the 2021 NFL Draft.
  • Name: Austin Watkins Jr.
  • Height: 6030
  • Weight: 210
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • College: UAB
  • Twitter: @GoldenTicket_6

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• City Fish Market 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My catching ability

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

• I would buy my Mom a house

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Issues I dealt with when I was younger 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Accountability 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Keilan Knight, Myron Mitchell, and Lucious Stanley 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Slym, Pooh 

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

• Communications, and I would be like Be Shannon Sharpe, broadcasting!

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Just being on the field with my boys 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Something from Kodak Black

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking? 

• Martin Lawrence 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Minnesota Vikings

What is your biggest fear? 

•  I don’t have one

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Listen to Girl music to slow down my thinking 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Bowling, Playing the game, Basketball 

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

• Micheal Thomas, Julio Jones, or Andre Johnson

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• Myself, I constantly tell myself to keep striving. I remember, when I was the only person that believed in me.

What motivates you to work hard?

• My daughter, my family, and the fact I have been doubted my whole life 

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