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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Keith Lewis, DB, VU – Lynchburg

Draft Diamonds Prospect Spotlight: Keith Lewis/CB/VU-Lynchburg

Keith Lewis parlayed a successful college career with a standout week at the Medal of Honor Bowl. Lewis has been timed as low as 4.21 in the 40 yard dash, and has excellent size at 6’1-190. Here is our spotlight interview with Lewis

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


Where did you choose and why?

Va University-Lynchburg reach out to me when nobody else accepted me because of my grade so basically it was a blessing that they offered me full scholarship and gave me a second chance.

Have any scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?

Yes I met with a few scouts. They really like my ball skills, speed, covering ability and height.

At your position, what separates you from the others?

My speed & jumping on routes.

Tell us what you look for when breaking down film?

How physical is the guy? How he come off the line? Do he run great routes?

Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?

Greg Moore- WR from Lane College … He had height & speed so it was a big test.

If you could compare your play to one person in the NFL who would it be?

Patrick Peterson with his great ball skills and how he could run with anybody.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Being away from the game for two yrs 2010 and 2011 was because of death and family issues so I know I had to get back at it to provide for my family. I had to separate myself from the streets because i stay in the hood where I see everything that’s goes on so I didn’t want to be that guy.

What system fits your style of play the best?

With my height & speed I’m a more man to man guy.

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I feel like I can make a contribution to your team on and off the field. I’m a fast learner and I’m always willing To work to get better at my craft. I’m a hard worker and I would love to prove of these things to you and your football team

Growing up, who was your role model?

My mom because how she cared his self with her business.

Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why?

New England Patriots because how they find a way to win plus it’s a great organization.

If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?

Deion Sanders, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick

What would you buy with your first NFL paycheck?

My mother a way better house

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