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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Austin Mitchell, WR, Southeastern Louisiana University

Austin Mitchell
Austin Mitchell the big-time playmaker wide out from Southeastern Louisiana University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen.
  • Name: Austin Mitchell
  • Position: WR
  • College: Southeastern Louisiana University 
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 170 lbs 
  • Twitter:@_SpeedyMitch_

1.If you were on an island and could only have three things which three things would you have?

  • Water, Jacket and some food

2. What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?
  • I want to make a name for myself.

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

  • The doubters are always in the back of my head. That stays with me the whole game.

4.How has your experience as a Southeastern Louisiana Lions football player been?

  • It’s been great met alot of great friends that I will have for a lifetime.

5.If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • Life of Austin, just because its about me.

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6.What is your favorite dinner?

  • Red beans and rice and fried chicken.

7.What has been your biggest challenge in life?

  • I would say to get out of old habits.

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

  • I just started playing when I was 5 years old. Also Reggie Bush really inspired me to play.

9.If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?

  • Jamaica,  I just want to see how it is out there. 

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

  • A hardworking player,  I never want to give up, know I will also have there backs, also they can count on me outside of football.

11. If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

  • Randy Moss,  I just want to hang out with him and to get his thoughts on his experience in the NFL.

12.What are your favorite moments from your football career?

  • I’ll probably say there’s alot of them. My favorite moment is my three-touchdown game during my freshman year.

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