NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Collin Willis, QB, Delta State
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Delta State University
Where are you from?
Apple Valley, California
Who is your role model, and why?
My parents are my role models because I would not be where I am at today without them. They also showed me how to great parents for my future family.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I played football, basketball, and baseball since I was 6 years old
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Kam Myers/Jeff Leonard
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
The Heart Part 3 by Kendrick Lamar
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I would say Russel Wilson or Jameis Winston because I can stay in the pocket and throw as well as create plays with my scrabbling ability
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
I would say the biggest obstacle I have had to face is always being overlooked at every level I have played at. I have overcome that by just doing what I best and playing my game every time I step on the football field.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I always have to take a shower followed by watching film of my opponent before every game.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
A touchdown pass against the University of West Alabama to give us momentum for a comeback before half time
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Being able to give other QBs some of the knowledge I have learned from playing to help improve their skills.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
When Jerry Rice and Steve Young played for the San Francisco 49ers
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Kendrick Lamar/Colin Kaepernick/Malcolm X