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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Joshua Wilkes, WR, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Joshua Wilkes the big and physical pass catcher from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Joshua Wilkes
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 190
  • Position: WR
  • College: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • Twitter: @joshwilkes8

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • Town Tavern 

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • Route running & Attacking the ball

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

  • Invest in a non-profit for young boys between the age of 10-18. I would love to give the children something positive to do like play games and learn about sports.

What has been your biggest failure?

  • I don’t believe I have gone through any big failures in life because they all taught me lessons. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My teammates would say my best quality is my dedication and drive to catch the ball. 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Paul Reeves because the entire team agrees that he sets the standard. 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Yes, Crazy legs. Back in high school one of my favorite coaches called me “Crazy legs” because of my speed and endurance to score a touchdown. 

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

  • My degree is in Physical education & I would like to open my own gym, where football training is offered to youth.

What is your coolest life moment?

  • My coolest life moment is watching my son Jaxon come into this world. He motivates me daily to work harder. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • Survivor- Eye of the tiger 
Joshua Wilkes UAPB Pine Bluff

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

  • Daniel Ezra (Spencer from All-American) because his personality and skill set. 

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Who is your favorite football team?

  • Pittsburgh Steelers 

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?


What is your biggest fear?

  • Not accomplishing my goals in life. 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • Lamar Jackson 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

  • Eat breakfast, listen to music, pre-game meals, pray and HIT THE FIELD. 

Do you have any hobbies?

  • Landscaping

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

  • Michael Thomas 


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