NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew Dather, WR, Harding University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My Father: He is the person that I️ want to be like. His work ethic is amazing and he sacrifices everything for his 7 kids. He’s a good example of what a father and husband should be like.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Lori Sloan (marketing)
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball, baseball and track.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Brandon Gates (fullback)
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
The devil is a lie – Rick Ross
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Adam Thielen. He’s from a D2 school and is around the same size. He is pretty good at adjusting to the ball and has promising hands. He also runs good routes.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
My grandfather passed away in the summer of 2016. We were very close! I overcame It by continuous prayer and surrounding myself with my loved ones and by staying busy with things that mattered to me.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I listen to the same playlist on game day.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
When my friend Tristian Parsley kicked the game winning field goal in overtime, beating Sioux Falls in the second round of playoffs.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Helped out the faculty at Harding by working the Special Olympics.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Theodore Roosevelt, Michael Jordan, and Adam Brown