Dwinsgames’s Blog 9

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  • Q) What schools recruited you out of HS ?

    A)I was getting recruited by Tennessee,Kentucky,Alabama,Louisville,Memphis,uab,southern miss, plenty more that's just to name a few.



    Q) tell us a bit about the journey that landed you at Alabama State

    A) Well I went to southern miss first out of high school,I transferd to Alabama state beachside of family sickness dealing with my mom


    Q) What is your playing weight and do you think that needs to change once at the NFL level ?

    A) My playing weight is 355 when I get to the NFL it will all depend on what the coaches will like for me to be at.


    Q) Watching your tape several things jump off the screen size , agility , power and for a big man some speed ... what sort of training do you do to keep the speed at your size ?

    A) Different training I do for to keep my speed fluke this for a big guy is the 15 minute treadmill work out I got from one of my coaches.


    Q) I am a fan and watch a lot of film , when doing so I use comparisons to… [Read More]
  • James Williamson SS/FS/CB Wesley College via Cal U PA




    6'0 190 lbs
    40: 4.41 (Morgan State Pro Day Hand Time)
    4.43(2016 BSN Hand Time)
    4.48 (BSN National Scouting Combine 2016 Laser)
    225: 13 times(Morgan State Pro Day)
    Max: Bench Press: 315 Squat:430 Deadlift:525 Clean:265
    Vertical: 36 inches (Morgan State Pro Day)
    Shuttle: 4.3



    Q) What schools recruited you out of HS James ?

    A) Coming out of high school I had a lot of interest due to combines and regional camps I
    attended but academics was an issue. I didn't qualify for the NCAA Clearinghouse with my SAT
    scores before National Signing day so everyone moved on from me. The teams that were high
    interest and on my list in order were Old Dominion,Towson,Buffalo,Rhode Island,JMU and
    WVU. I had a visit to WVU and enjoyed it and loved their fans but at that moment they wanted
    me to be a DB and be a Walk-On, I wasn't interested in that at all because I wanted a
    scholarship and be a WR. But if I knew I would be a DB back then I
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  • Kalan Reed CB Southern Miss
    5'11 -192
    4.38-40 - 41.5 vertical both recorded at his pro day
    Southern Miss record with 19 passes defended in 2015









    Scouts raved about his explosiveness and overall physical ability but not many in the draft world are giving him much due respect .

    I believe this is one of many cases where there is a disconnect in what teams are seeing and what the so called " experts" are not .

    Today we are going to try and bridge the gap a little bit from the two perspectives and let you learn a little more about the prospect.

    Here is what I have learned about the man prior to this interview .



    He has the speed and quick twitch you look for
    He is a willing tackler and will stick his head in there to aid you in run defense
    He is big enough to play outside , size may not be ideal but it's close enough and when you couple that with his vertical he is plenty long enough
    He will challenge the catch point of the ball in the air and not just cover the man
    He has
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  • Domonique Wyatt OG / OC

    Oklahoma Panhandle State University








    Q) what are your true measurements , I hate using team sites because they are often unreliable


    A) 6'2 329lbs




    Q) What major programs recruited you coming out of High School ?


    A) Some people may not know I only played 1 year of High School Football which was my senior year.
    I did pretty good as was decently recruited. I was offered a scholarship from 2 D1 programs; Arkansas State &
    University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. I also was being offered a preferred walk on spot by the Razorbacks, University of Arkansas.
    I was also being recruited by ULM, Louisiana Tech, Southeast Missouri and UCA.
    I also had a bunch of D2 offers and talked with some Juco schools as well.
    Coming out of high school and only playing 1 year of football
    I didn't have the confidence and trust in my abilities to play major D1 football and really didn't know what a Juco was
    so I went with D2 Oklahoma Panhandle State University. I… [Read More]
  • Jamel Major CB
    Oklahoma Panhandle Football
    5'9" 175


    Welcome everyone sit back and relax and lets learn a few things about this young corner Jamel Major from Oklahoma Panhandle State


    First things first size is always a factor at the next level and Jamel has a slight disadvantage in that department coming in at 5'9 -175 however
    he will not be an outside Corner at the next level he will be a slot cover man who excels in the short to intermediate area with quickness and ball skills
    and he has both of those covered in spades .


    When you plug in the tape one of the first things I took note of is how fluid his movement is ,
    turns on a dime without losing much if any speed and his head is always on a swivel taking note of his surroundings.
    Jamel always knows where the ball is !
    You just can't teach those things



    So Lets get down to business and see what else we can uncover about this prospect that we may have not already known .


    Thank you Jamel for taking the time out of your… [Read More]
  • Jonte TrainWreck Berry OG-OT
    Northwestern Oklahoma University
    6'5"-320 pounds of Nasty

    Many will ask who is this kid and where is Northwestern Oklahoma University ..
    after reading this description and interview if you still question why I took the time to do this
    interview view the tape attached at the bottom and all your questions should then be answered !

    Talent can be found at every level of college football and sometimes you will be amazed at just how much talent is actually out there you have never heard of .
    Today will be one of those days !

    This young man is very talented and plays with a mean streak in him and for me that is an important aspect to your game when
    you're playing in the trenches because it can get ugly and this man is built for the task .

    You can teach technique , you can teach scheme but you can not teach physicality or desire and he has the latter two in spades !

    Many think " nasty" is going to get you thug mentality but that is not the case here ,
    we have… [Read More]
  • Juquelle Thompson WR Ft Lewis College
    58 catches 815 yards and 12 TDs

    Q) Juquelle what are your true measurable's , I hate using team sites as they are generally off

    A) 6’0, 185 lbs 4.39 40 time 225: 10 reps


    Q) We Have a mutual friend in Arthur Ray Jr. What have you learned form him during your time together at FLC ?

    A) Playing at the D2 level can be a blessing in disguise if you take the game seriously and you trust the process. Art came back from an injury at the same time I got my first start @ FLC against #2 CSU Pueblo and before the game we had a heart to heart talking about how its my time to shine and show people what i can do as a ball player and to take advantage of every snap. he and i both were going up against NFL prospects at the time in Darus Allen (DE) and C.J. Roberts (CB) and we knew that was going to be our toughest challenge throughout the whole year. Knowing what we needed to do leading up to the game and for the rest of the season Art and myself would… [Read More]
  • Welcome to Jarrid Williams LB Wagner College

    6'1 -235 lbs of lightning in a bottle

    MVP at the FCS Bowl





    Q) Jarrid what are your true measurable's , I hate using team sites as they are generally off

    A) 6'1 232LBS



    Q) Looking at the tape , you move really well and seem to always find the football, what do you do you believe your 40 time would be ?

    A) I'm training really hard right now to unlock my hips. I believe that I will run a low 4.6 high4.5.




    Q) What scheme do you feel best fits you at the next level and why ( 4-3 or 3-4 )?

    A) I think I'm versatile enough to play and make an impact at both a 4-3 or 3-4. Ideally a weak-side4-3 OLB will be my best fit. Gives me the ability to be the designated play maker, taking advantage of my speed to rush the passer and cover receivers, while playing sideline to sideline.




    Q) What programs recruited you coming out of High School ?

    A) I was a high school QB so I didn’t have many offers. Wagner College offered me to play… [Read More]
  • Larry D. Butler III
    Southern Nazarene Univ Linebacker.
    2x All American
    6'1 245 4.6-40



    First let me say put the small school label away to all the nay sayer's out there
    that discredit potential of small school guys because in this case it just does not apply !



    If this man played at Tennessee and put up the film even close to
    what he has done you would be all over him singing his praises .... here is a hint
    He had an offer to play at Tennessee but the SEC’s 3-semester rule kind of messed that up for him.



    As many of you know by now I take my time with prospects , I study the
    film closely many times over , I get to know the prospect not only as a
    player but as a person and if the man does not measure up to the athlete
    I let it pass by and do nothing ...



    I offer interviews to only those who are up to the challenge
    of being a good citizen as well as good football player , I shy away from malcontents ,
    trouble makers and guys with a history of bad behavior...



    Here is five… [Read More]