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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Will Fries, OL, Penn State University

Will Fries Penn State 2021 NFL Draft Prospect
Will Fries the mauling offensive lineman from Penn State University recently joined Damond Talbot for this interview on Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Will Fries
  • Position: OT/ OG
  • College: Penn State
  • Height: 6”6 3/8
  • Weight: 310
  • Twitter: @willfries55

Right now, people are not talking about you the way I feel they should. Do you feel you are an underdog?

  • I am not worried about what people are or are not saying about me. I know I will take full advantage of any opportunity I am fortunate enough to have.

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

  • They will get a tough and nasty player, who is smart and can play anywhere on the OL. They will get a good person to be around in the locker room.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

  • Uplifting Athletes

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • Nick Mangold

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

  • PJ Mustipher 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Loud chewing 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • This season at Penn State didn’t go the way our team had envisioned we had to battle through a lot of adversity but I am proud of our team and the way we were able to finish the season on a high note.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • The culture is competitive and drives you to become better every single day.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Cheez-it

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • I am a tough and nasty player who is smart and could play anywhere on the line, and I am a big man that is athletic and can move in space.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  • Taylor Lewan

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be?

  • Nick Mangold, Matthew McConaughey, David Wright

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