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NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Kendrick Foster, RB, Illinois


What is your name?

Kendrick Foster but teammates and friends call me K-Dot

What is your Height/Weight?

5’8 198

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Illinois: BIG Ten conference best conference in country!

Where are you from?

Peoria, IL

Who is your role model, and why?

My grandfather because his wisdom and guidance.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Lori Kay in college

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball baseball and track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Laquon Tredwell in high school

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Malik Turner

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

Migo’s: What the Price

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

Devonta Freeman

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

Not playing the beginning of my college career. Trusting God and leaning on my faith. While putting my head down and working everyday playing with a chip on my shoulder.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Kneeling in end-zone speaking to God.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Breaking a long run then Carrying 2 defenders in end zone giving my team a spark vs Michigan State.

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

Surprising kids at their school and discussing my faith and the blueprint to be successful. For example, character and hard work.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Minnesota Vikings

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

Muhammad Ali,  Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant because of their mentality.

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