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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Karl Reynolds, WR, Houston Christian University

  • Name: Karl Reynolds
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Height: 6’2”
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • School: Houston Christian University
  • Level: Division I FCS – Southland Conference
  • Twitter: cantguardkiizy
  • Instagram: kreynoldsiii

Talk about your experience as a student. What is your major/minor? Did you participate in any other activities or campus organizations other than football?

I am a Kinesiology major, my goal is to become a coach or trainer. Currently I am a senior at Houston Christian University, when I graduate with my bachelor I will continue for my master’s degree in business.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

My best qualities would be that I’ll never back down from any competition and I will bring my all to the table. 

What kind of role do you see yourself in on the team? What scheme and/or position suits your skill set?

I see myself as a leader/lead by example. No matter if we down by one or winning the game I will still lead while giving my all to the same time. I play slot and outside but mostly outside, my main two skill sets are my routes and I compete for the ball if it comes my way. 

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

The best player I went against would be Chatvies Johnson, Rodney Dansby we went to Navarro together one of the best linebackers I’ve ever played with a played against at practice. Rod is an All American he bring it all the time at practice and in weights, always made me better. 

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?

I don’t have just one teammate that impresses me, everyone on my team bring a lot to the table!

What makes you different from others at your position? 

The things that make me different from other positions would be my speed/ quickness, my athleticism, change of direction, and my hands.

Describe a time in your life when you were able to overcome a struggle.

When I was 14 years old I lost my dad, I had so many excuses that I could’ve went to but I overcame adversity and kept my head up while he looks down on me everyday.

If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?

If I wasn’t playing football I would be playing basketball, basketball was my first love. 

What is something that you are most proud of? What would you say is your biggest achievement?

Most proud of would definitely be going all conference/ nation in receiving touchdowns @Navarro, receiving a reward for offensive impact player of the year @ HCU, and my teammates choosing me to become one of the leaders of the team. 

Describe one of the most memorable plays of your collegiate career.

My most memorable moment would definitely be scoring 3 touchdowns against Lamar University and tied the school record. This year it will be broken!

What gets you “pumped up” before a game?

What gets me pumped for the game is to talk to my big brother before the game, and listening to Chief Keef

What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies? Any secret talents?

In my spare time I would go to the gym and shoot, or play a little bit of Madden. 

Why do you play football? Who or what motivates you the most?

I play football to clear my head from the outside world and let everything go, My dad motivates me the most and my Family most importantly.

What do you want NFL teams to know about you?

I am a GAME CHANGER. I am a great leader, energize the team. When you throw the ball up to Karl Reynolds he will come down with it every time. I put everything on the table, always give my all for the team. I compete for my job and will do anything to get the W!

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