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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Trevor Steinke, WR, University of South Florida

What is your name? 

Trevor Steinke

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’11/ 185lbs

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football? 

University of South Florida

Where are you from? 

Tampa, Florida

Who is your role model, and why? 

My role model is definitely Antonio Brown. Why he is my role model is because he was a walk-on just like me and works so hard work every day to stay ahead of everyone.

Who was your favorite teacher?

My 3rd-grade teacher Mrs. Yoder

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

I ran track and played soccer 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Keith Lewis, he used to play linebacker for the Denver Broncos

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

I believe I am the most underrated player on my team because I knew the playbook, never gave up on a play, I always found a way to get open, I caught every pass thrown to me. 

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

Bank Account by 21 Savage 

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

I compare myself to Antonio Brown because for starters I am taller than him but I make cuts and the crazy catches just like him. I get open just like him. I get passed up just like him when someone hypes another player and I am the underdog that always comes out on top. 

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

I had to overcome when my grandmother passed away on January 31, 2016. She was more of a mother to me but I had to stay strong and know she is always watching down on me. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I just listen to music and imagine myself making plays during the game 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The most memorable play of my collegiate career is when I threw a DB running a simple hitch route. 

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

I got to speak at a church in front of little kids and got to autograph footballs for them

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

I always liked watching the San Francisco 49ers because Jerry Rice played for them. Once he stopped playing for them I didn’t know what team to like after that. 

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

Bill Gates, Grant Cardone, and Tai Lopez. 

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