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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Milly Raye, WR, Slippery Rock

What is your name? 

Cornelius Raye (Milly)

What is your Height/Weight? 


What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Slippery Rock University

Where are you from? 

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Who is your role model, and why?

Parents, Hard workers and providers for family and others.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Joe Alessi, Leadership Professor

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball(College), Track, Wrestling, Baseball, Volleyball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Marcus, Johnson, Teamate, former opponent

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Jim Popa, Center

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life? 

Go Getta, Lil Wayne

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

Heinz Ward, He was a physical clutch receiver who loved the game and always smiled.

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

Not Being a Starter. I was patient and never stopped grinding. I put in the hard work off the field daily

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My 1st Spin move for a touchdown and feature on ESPN Sports Center Top10 #5

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Mentoring youth in my community and being a role model to my nephews.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Home team (Pittsburgh) Steelers

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

Kobe Bryant, a Monk, Kevin Hart

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