Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Eric Pike, OT, Towson University
Towson; it was a good fit for me perfect distance from home but close enough if i had to get there for any reason, and my position coach clicked with me and i knew he would help me elevate my game.
What are your goals for your senior year?
Help lead my team to a National Title.
Have any scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?
At your position, what separates you from the others?
Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?
So far in my career Sam Montgomery from LSU
If you could compare your play to one person in the NFL who would it be?
Jermon Bushrod share both same school and position coach John Donatelli.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Replacing myself every year I’ve played with a better me, i have always stayed hungry to grow and continue improve in the details, and techniques of my craft and never been complacent.
What system fits your style of play the best?
At Towson we are multiple in our scheme so id believe any.
What is your biggest strength?
My cerebral process, and Protecting the QB.
What is your biggest weakness?
I could always grow in my understanding of defense’s and body strength.
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I’m committed to greatness and bringing it out of those around me.
Growing up, who was your role model?
Grandfather still is.
Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why?
Eagles and Brain Westbrook
What was the most tragic event that ever happened in your life and how did you overcome it?
Not being selected to continue in the post season last year, we’ve decided to take it out of the hands of judges and Leave No Doubt for the fate of this years season.
If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?
My mom, my brother, and my sister
With your first paycheck what would you buy?