Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect Billy Reagins, RB, Howard Payne

Billy Reagins the standout running back from Howard Payne University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen
Billy Reagins the standout running back from Howard Payne University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen

  • Name: Billy Reagins
  • Position: RB
  • College: Howard Payne University
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Twitter: @limits_houdini
  • Instagram: @limits_houdini

What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

I decided I really wanted to play football when I was told it was going to open up doors for me long term and help me develop as a character.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

Favorite moments in football would be definitely my fort bend express days played with some current nfl guys as a kid and seeing them now is a blessing to see how far they came but the game I scored 4 tds on a torn ACL is my top for sure moment.

What are you looking forward to achieve as a football player going forward?

As a football player I look forward to just being able to inspire and just being able to compete with the best of the best.

If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Stefon Diggs or Lamar Jackson or Leonard Fournette, they all are funny and know how to have a good time and plus they always find a way to work their craft.

Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?

My mom always makes me go harder that she’s working but she plays a big part in my work ethic.

What is your favorite offensive scheme and why?

I like the balanced attack with a run and shoot tempo the year when lamar won mvp when they ran the football made defenses bring 9 in the box gave Mark Andrews and Hollywood majority 1v1 matchups so when they had to respect the pass and go more of a pass set defense most teams tried the nickel formation which would destroy them in the box so it became more of a pick your poison and regardless they couldn’t stop the run as they would go along to break the team rushing record in the season.

What should we know about Billy Reagins the person?

I call myself a jack of all trades due to all the other hobbies I have but I honestly say cooking and doing a lot of business stuff I have an athletic clothing line I do marketing for with my uncle and I describe myself as just a person showing the world no matter how tough it gets keep faith show love and keep going.

What stands out about your film the most?

The explosion and the way to get the job done look at the downs on my film you would be surprised and start seeing what I’m doing in situations that we just needed to move the ball or get the job done I’m the guy. Also I can take on defense ends and add my protection to the pass pro and run game.

How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?

Honestly have to keep faith majority of the time it’s a battle you miss a lot of time in the sacrifices of this game we play. But it’s really my mental game that really keeps everything flowing for me regardless the situation I am blessed I got up and now I gotta keep going regardless have to keep showing love and keep faith.

What would a team get in a player like you?

A hardworking and great dedicated leader on and off the field.

How are you planning to train for the draft?

Honestly get back to the basics and just turn it up a notch I always start back to the basics helps more with my fundamentals and technique on my body.

Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?

Javier Gaitan OL at Rocky Mountain College. He blocked for me a season in Juco and I have never seen him lose a battle in the hole and is really like another version of Trent Williams when he pulls.

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