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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Evan Patrick, LB, Limestone College

What is your name?

Evan Patrick

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 235lbs

What is your position?

Inside Linebacker

Where do you play college football?

Limestone College

Where are you from?

Charlotte, NC

Who is your role model, and why?

My brother, great mind set, always thinks about the positive and he never lets any obstacle stop him from getting to his goals

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Taylor – History

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball and wrestling

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

DJ Humphries

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

I have too much respect for any of my teammate to say that any of them are underrated as a football player

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

Probably wouldn’t need a song to get me hype, but if I had to choose it would be “Till I Collapse – Eminem ft. Nate Dogg”

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

Brian Cushing

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

An injury last year that had me sit out for 4 months and miss five games my junior year. Just listened to our trainer and never gave up.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Walking out on the field and stretching about 2-3 hours before the game

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Two years ago, iso run at me, hit the FB and made tackle for a 5-yard loss. (First play of the game)

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

In Walmart helped a man grocery shop for about 30 minutes for the stuff he couldn’t reach on the shelfs and helped him to his car.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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

Ray Lewis, Michael Jordan, and Michael Jackson

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