NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Quinn Fleeting, QB, Western Connecticut State
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Western Connecticut State University
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My Father, He’s a family man and he taught me everything I know, i don’t know where I would be without him
Who was your favorite teacher?
My favorite college professor is professor Lin (Finance professor)
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Devonte Dillion, CB at AIC he’s the best CB I’ve ever seen play.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Duane Garey, runs about a 4.3-4.4 range, WR and RB, should hear his name next year.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Mobb Deep survival of the fittest.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
As a quarterback Russell Wilson we both use our size well to see downfield over our lineman, as a WR Randall Cobb because we both have great ball skills and playmaking ability.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
My grandmother passing away, I overcame it through football and played every game for her
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I always listen to my dad pre game speeches before I go out for games
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My junior year vs Hartwick, about a minute left and we were down 6 and I threw a 81-yard touchdown to win the game
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I received a fan mail letter from a kid in Derby CT asking for my autograph, I mailed him back an autograph and photo.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Chris Tucker, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer