NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew King, LB, ARMY
NFL Draft Diamonds website has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible player. We hope to bring you more than 500 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 to the right. Now let’s meet our next prospect!!!!
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
United States Military Academy (Army)
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
Our team adopted a kid through Friends Of Jaclyn, just getting to know Sean Callahan before he passed was the greatest experience I’ve had.
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My dad. He has everything together and sacrifices a lot for our family.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Wrestling and Lacrosse
Did you play any other positions in football?
At your position, what separates you from others?
Toughness, competitiveness, leadership and intelligence
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
Tendencies in my opponent and how to capitalize on opportunities.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Vinny Rey, he is a hardworker and proves his worth.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Loss of my teammate Brandon Jackson. Being with the team and playing hard for him.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Listening to Drake
What is your biggest strength?
What is your biggest weakness?
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I am a winner, and I will help lead this team to win championships through total buy-in of a winning culture.
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
Ray Lewis, Ravens Defense. I’m pretty sure they allowed less than 3 yards per rush for like 10 years. That’s unheard of.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Biggie Smalls, MLK, Oprah
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
White Dry Erase Board