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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ricky Collins, WR, Texas A&M Commerce

ricky collinsEvery year, NFL Draft Diamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, we will not be surprised, and neither should you. 

What is your name?

Ricky Collins

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 / 198

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Texas A&M Commerce

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


How did you choose your school?

Close proximity to home

Where are you from?


Who is your role model, and why?

My father , Did whatever it took to make ends meet

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

Yes, I’m a diamond in the rough

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball and basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

Hands , speed and Level of physicality

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

What’s the secondary techniques in man or zone coverage

ricky collins texas a&m commerceWho was the toughest player you ever faced?

Richard Lyles from Tyler Junior College

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

Antonio Brown , we both refuse to be stopped

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

Transferring from Midwestern State sitting out a year of football. I overcame that by bouncing back and having a excellent Senior year at TAMUC

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen to music and joke around

What is your biggest strength?

My Speed

What is your biggest weakness?

I really don’t know

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

I have mouths to feed.
Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Michael Irvin / Dallas Cowboys

 If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Brandon Marshall ,Dez Bryant and Michael Irvin


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