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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Austin Allen, QB, University of Arkansas

What is your name?

Austin Allen

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 212

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Arkansas

Where are you from?

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad because he taught my brothers and I the meaning of work ethic and how nothing is going to be handed to you so you have to work hard for everything you get.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Thomason, Kindergarten Teacher

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played baseball, football, and basketball growing up

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Reuben Foster

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

De’jon Harris

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

Shadow of the Sun- Mako Remix

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

Drew Brees, both not the tallest but have great timing and ball placement

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

I had a shoulder injury my senior year of college and was able to come back from it and play the last 3 games of my senior season.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listening to music in my locker

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Double overtime vs. TCU, ran a touchdown in to win the game

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

I went to a kids birthday party and played football with all of his friends as a birthday present for him from his family.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

I never really had a team, I grew up really only following the Razorbacks.

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

Will Ferrell, Martin Luther King Jr. , and Drew Brees

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