NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: David White, RB, Kentucky Wesleyan
What is your name?
David White Jr.
What is your Height/Weight?
6ft 220 lbs
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Kentucky Wesleyan College
Where are you from?
Terre Haute, Indiana
Who is your role model, and why?
My Uncle Anthony, I always wanted to do what he did and be just like he was. I thought he was the best player in the world . He is the reason I am a Michigan fan and why I play football.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My first grade teacher Mrs. Keith
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Yes, I ran track, played basketball and baseball
Who was the toughest player you ever faced? I played against so many I don’t know where to start. Haha I would have to say RB Daren Evans who played at Warren Central High School and Virginia Tech
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
WR Avery Haynes
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Meek Mill “Pray for em”
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Marshawn Lynch, I’m obsessed with contact but I’m also gifted enough to run away from defenders.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? Dealing with the loss of my best friends/ brother.. way I overcame obstacle was working out and chasing a dream he would have loved to be a part of and that’s continuing to play football.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Not really… I always give thanks for a second chance and I just go along with the vibe and stay loose
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
65 yard touchdown run on senior day in front of my entire family.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Don’t want to consider it the coolest but the most humbling thing I’ve ever done for someone was to help put a roof over a friends head and a warm bed to lay in.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
St. Louis Rams
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Best friend/brother Leylahnd Owens, Adrian Peterson, Muhammad Ali