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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Cody Mills, LB, Kentucky Wesleyan College

Cody Mills
Cody Mills of Kentucky Wesleyan is a fun player to watch on film
NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Cody Mills

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2 230

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Going to FCA camp and being a huddle leader, and working with kids at the YMCA

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

State and local government with Bill Conroy

Where are you from?

Louisville, Kentucky

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents, because despite all the odds they’ve been there to motivate me and get me through life to achieve success

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track in high school and college

Did you play any other positions in football?

RB in High School

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’m Level headed, and motivated

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

Offensive lineman tendencies

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Going against my teammates Keelan Cole and Xavier Mitchell

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

Sean Spence, because we’re both undersized inside backers and I think our play style is similar

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

Have a kid at a young age, and by stepping up and becoming the best father I can be

cody millssDo you have any pre-game rituals?

Eat sweet tarts and tape one of my teammates wrist

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

Being over looked, and underestimate

What is your biggest strength?

Pass rushing

What is your biggest weakness?

Man coverage

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

My effort is worth your time

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Joey Porter & Pittsburgh Steelers

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

My mom, dad, and my grandfather

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

I would buy my Mom a house

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV
  • Waffles or Pancakes
  • Snakes or Spiders?
  • Madden or Mario?

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