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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Sean Engel, WR, Augustana University

Sean Engel the big and physical wide receiver from Augustana University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Sean Engel
  • Height: 6’5
  • Weight: 210
  • Position: WR
  • College: Augustana University 
  • Twitter: @seanjeromeengel

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

-My favorite is Carnival because it’s all you can eat delicious meats.

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

-You’ll see a very physical receiver who has great body control while running routes, catching, and running with the ball. My ability to catch contested balls and make tough catches will also stick out.

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

-Donate to the less fortunate and invest the rest.

What has been your biggest failure? 

-Never winning a state championship in high school.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

-I think they would say my best quality Is either my work ethic, my hands, or my speed.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

-I’d say Rudy Sinflorant has the best work ethic out of my teammates. Rudy and I are always trying to find little details to improve on and we push each other past our limits every day.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

-I was called stretch years ago but I don’t have any nicknames right now.

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

-I have a degree in Business Administration and my dream job would a Marketing Manager for a professional sports team.

What is your coolest life moment? 

-Playing in AT&T stadium with team U.S.A vs. Canada.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

-If I was with my girlfriend we would be singing No Air by Jordan Sparks and Chris Brown and if I was alone you wouldn’t catch me singing.

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

-Chris Hemsworth.

Who is your favorite football team? 

-Minnesota Vikings.

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

-Warning: Attempting man to man coverage may result in injury.

What is your biggest fear? 

-My loved ones dying.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

-No doubt Keenan Allen.

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Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

-I start by eating a high carb breakfast, I go through the play script, I catch 100 tennis balls, I run routes for the QB’s and I stay relaxed until game time.

Do you have any hobbies? 

-I enjoy playing pickup basketball and I love to go boating and do water sports.

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

-I would compare myself to a healthy AJ Green because of his body control and big play ability.

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

-God has been the biggest influence on my life because my spirituality is really what drives me to be the best person, son, boyfriend and teammate I can be. My spirituality has made it easy for me to control my mindset and respond to every unique situation in my life with a positive action. 

What motivates you to work hard?

-I’m motivated by God, my family, and my competitiveness to work hard. I hate being average and I’ve always found a way to excel at whatever I put my focus on.

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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