NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ben Huss, OL, Duquesne
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’2 300 lbs
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Upper St. Clair, PA
Who is your role model, and why?
Role Model(s) are my parents. Everything that they have given me is a blessing. I want to give back to them in the future for all they have sacrificed.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Favorite Teacher: Dr. Ronald Dick my Sports Management teacher
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Growing up I played every sport except Cricket or Volleyball
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Christian Kuntz (Duquesne)
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Tommy Stuart, Carter Henderson
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Skrilla by Kodak
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
David Decastro from the Steelers. Both wear 66 in Pittsburgh and great run and pass blocker
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Playing a full year on a torn labrum then getting surgery right after the season. I worked hard in rehab and came back even stronger in my shoulder
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Just a prayer in the end zone or breaking down my team
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
First play from scrimmage against William & Mary in the playoffs. Throwing a 80 yard touchdown when they told us we were running the ball
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Hoops for Autism. Teaching the kids how to play basketball and just having fun.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Jim Brown, Arnold Palmer, John Wooden