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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Alexander Hollins, WR, Eastern Illinois University

Alexander Hollins has been known for tearing up opposing defenses, and if you watch the film against Arkansas you will see what I mean!

• Name: Alexander Hollins            

        •       Height: 6’1

        •       Weight: 170

        •       Position: WR

        •       College: Eastern Illinois

        •       Twitter: Ahollins13

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

        •        I’m from a very small city and the thing I love about it is that people will support you

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

        •        Conditioning and practice because I have to be in shape and practice on getting better at what I do.

•  Film Study to know our teams game plan on how to approach our game and how were going to execute things.

•  Strength to be able to stay healthy and preventing from injuries.

What do you worry about, and why?

        •        I worry about being the best leader I can possible because I know my teammates feed off of my energy and gets pumped up when I make plays.

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

        •        In a game, I dropped a pass that could’ve put us down by one score, but I shook it off and I scored on our next possession.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

        •        The explosive plays I make for my team, it gets them hyped.

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

        •        Mark Williams

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

        •        I would be a football coach/mentor

Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?

        •        Room

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

        •        I would save my family member because it’s family over everything.

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

        •        I would be Rocky from the movie Rocky IV

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

        •        When I lost my mother in 7th grade but I still haven’t quite found closure from it. But she’s my motivation.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

        •        Really can’t remember any embarrassing moments.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

        •        My touchdown against EKU from my junior year.

What song best describes your work ethic?

        •        Return of the Mack 

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

        •        I have a small from but when I block I block aggressively. 

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

        •        My mother because she was literally my everything. She meant the world to me.

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

        •        A1ley’5 (Alley B is my nick name and 15 is my jersey number so I just replace the letter l & b with 1 & 5)

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

        •        I can’t say I don’t watch football that much

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

        •        I would want to be respected because respect takes you a long way.

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

        •        Kareem Hunt because he put his hands on a woman and now his career is over.

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

        •        I hate to lose

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

        •       My brother Anthony Brown because he makes sure I’m never content with where I’m at and always make sure I work hard 


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