Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect Kolby Watt, DE, College of Hawaii

Kolby Watt the versaatile defensive end from the University of Hawaii recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Kolby Watt the versatile defensive end from the University of Hawaii recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

  • Name: Kolby Wyatt
  • Position: Edge / Linebacker
  • College: University of Hawaii
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 245
  • Twitter: @kingkolby_
  • Instagram: kingkolby_

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?

My size and athleticism. As well as my raw potential.

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

I became interested in playing my junior year of high school. But did not start playing until senior year. 

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

That I am coachable and a hard worker. 

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

I would donate to UNICEF.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

To always bet on yourself. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

Kobe Bryant 

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

Hugh Nelson

What is your biggest pet peeve? 


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

The death of my aunt when I was a kid. Me and her were extremely close. 

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

Hawaii is a special place because we’re the only school in the state. With no pro teams my school is essentially the pro team. 

What is your favorite snack food? 


What is the best part of football? 

Winning and making memories with teammates. 

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

I am a player with a high football IQ and good athletic traits that just needs an opportunity to develop in the star I know I can be. 

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

Micah Parsons

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

Kobe Bryant, Muhammad Ali, and Michael Jordan because they all knew what it took to be the greatest at their craft. 

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 [email protected]

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