NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Lawrence Pittman, RB, Wingate 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 Uncle Brian. He always has a lot of encouraging words.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My fourth grade teacher Mrs Jones.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball and track
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Joe Blue LB. I played him while he was was at Dillon high school as well as when he was at Newberry College.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Robbie Wallace. He is a linebacker led the conference in Tackles.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Big amount 2 Chainz
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Bigger backs that have great footwork like Leveon Bell and Todd Gurley
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Breaking my ankle my Junior season. It took a while for me to recover mentally but I continued to pray and asked God to get me through it. I also had great support from my family, teammates and coaches.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Read Psalms 23, I also like to shake everyone of my teammates hands and tell them to ball out.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Sophomore year I had a really good run against Lenoir Rhyne I carried about 7 defenders for about 15 yards. It was a really tough run.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Coolest thing I have done off the field for someone would be mentoring a fourth grader at Wingate elementary school. It was a great experience to bring joy to a young person and motivate them to do well in school.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
Giants / Panthers
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Ernie Davis, Lebron James , Martin Luther King Jr