2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Danny Corbett, OL, Georgia Southern
- Name: Danny Corbett
- Position: Offensive Line
- College: Georgia Southern/Campbell University
- Height: 6’4
- Weight: 300
- Twitter: @dcorbett15
- Instagram: dcorbett15
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?
My experience and knowledge of the game. I started for 3 years and have over 1500 snaps played. I’ve played in many different offensive schemes and have learned multiple playbooks.
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
6 years old the first time I ever went to football practice in little league I still remember my first practice.
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
That I’m a competitor and a leader that is going to attack every opportunity like it’s my last. I will always represent myself to the highest standard on and off the field.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) it is one of many different charities set up for our disabled Veterans. The goal is to give injured War Veterans custom built homes that help their living situations be more accessible.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
An old Coach once told me if you want something you’ve never had you’re going to have to do something you’ve never done before.
Who was your childhood hero?
Walker Texas Ranger
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
Sam Kenerson he is going to have one of the biggest comebacks after completely tearing and blowing his knee out.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Being late and others that don’t care for other peoples time.
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
Tearing my MCL & PCL in JUCO and losing recruitment & being 19 hours from home and having to learn how to do a lot of things on my own.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
The tradition is like none other and our brotherhood this past season was the closest I’ve ever been with a team. We broke a lot of records and set a new standard for Georgia Southern.
What is your favorite snack food?
Deer Jerky that I get from a mechanic back home.
What is the best part of football?
Having the opportunity to physically and mentally dominate another man against their will for 60 minutes.
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
You are getting a guy that’s going to bring energy, passion, and competitiveness to the locker room every single day.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
I try to mirror and play the way Jason Kelce and Quenton Nelson both play and attack practice and games.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
My Papa Jabo, Joe Rogan, and Mark Cuban