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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Aaron Tiller, DE, Southern

What is your name? 

Aaron Tiller

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 250

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Southern University

Where are you from?

Columbus, Ohio

Who is your role model, and why?

Ray Lewis because his heart and determination to take control

Who was your favorite teacher?

My 1st grade teacher Ms. Baxter

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Devante Kincade

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Tyran Nash

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

Cannot give up now

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

Elvis Dumervil , we are the same size and play with a determination to be great

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

Almost losing my Mother to a heart attack and I leaned on sports to get over it

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I just turn my phone off and focus on my game plan

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The 1st time I ever used a spin move in a game against Georgia and got a sack

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

Mentoring and being involved with kids here in baton rouge

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Cleveland Browns

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

James Harrison , Terelle Suggs, and Elvis Dumervil

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