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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Hunter Willis, LG, Harding University

2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Hunter Willis, LG, Harding University
Hunter Willis the starting offensive guard from Harding University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Hunter Willis        
  • Position: Left Guard
  • College: Harding University
  • Height: 6’ 2”
  • Weight: 330lbs
  • Twitter: BigWillyfromAL
  • Instagram: hunter_willis_74

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2024 NFL Draft

I don’t like thinking that I am the best at my position, that is how one becomes complacent. But there is no one that can stand in front of me and intimidate me. 

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

8 years old

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

I may be a little shorter than most offensive linemen but I make up for it with agility and power. 

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

Leukemia Research 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Always have a long-term vision and short-term urgency.

Who was your childhood hero? 

Jeremy Shockey

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

Our QB Cole Keylon

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

Chewing with your mouth open

Who is your favorite teacher ever?

Dr. Ellis Sloan

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

Definitely my freshman year of college away from all of my family and friends and starting over essentially on the field. 

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

It is a small private Christian school and what made it special for me was definitely all of my professors in the business administration building

If you could have any franchise restaurant in your house what would it be?

Taco Bell

What is your favorite snack food? 

Cocoa Roasted Almonds

What is your degree in? 

I actually have two, one is a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance and a Master of Science in Information Systems with a focus in Data Analytics. 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

If you want someone that you can count on in a dogfight, then there is no one better than the biggest dog.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

Jason Kelce

What is your favorite game to play at the carnival/theme park?

Duck Pond

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

Donald Trump, Elon Musk, and my grandfather. Donald Trump because I would like to learn some business advice, Elon Musk because I have some similar interests about space with him, and my Grandfather because I never really got to talk to him man to man and I know he had some great wisdom that I could have learned from.


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