Meet 2023 NFL Prospect Isreal Watson, WR, Southwestern Okay. St.

Isreal Watson the speedy wide receiver from Southwestern Oklahoma State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Isreal Watson the speedy wide receiver from Southwestern Oklahoma State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

  • Name: Isreal Watson 
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • College: Southwestern Oklahoma State
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 209
  • Twitter: @Izgonproduce
  • Instagram: @isrealwatson3

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

What makes me top prospect is I can play slot receiver, outside receiver. You can put me anywhere on the field in any type of situation and I can play all units of special teams.

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

I’ve been interested in football since I’ve been born really. My dad played in the league and is the in chiefs hall of fame so football been a part of my life since I could see. 

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

NFL teams should know that I’m a big body playmaker/possession receiver that can make an immediate impact on offense or special teams.

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

If I could donate to one thing it would be to build more homeless shelters to get those people off the streets.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

The best advice I have received is take it day by day to see a better day. 

Who was your childhood hero?

My childhood hero is probably Kobe Bryant, Obito Uchia, or Heath Ledger as the Joker. 

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

The most underrated teammate in the locker room is Austin Herring. 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

My biggest pet peeve is people who don’t know how to clean up after themselves. 

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

The hardest moment I had to overcome was having to sit out for a year and a half and not be able to play football. Had to figure out what to do with my life. 

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

SWOSU is special because of the people in that community, they always show love to you no matter where you are. 

What is your favorite snack food?

My favorite snack food is any kind of candy. 

What is the best part of football?

The best part about football is running out of the tunnel and hearing the crowd go crazy or having those locker room moments with your guys. 

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

A gem in this 2023 draft who is ready to make it happen. 

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

I would compare my style of play to Michael Gallup. 

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

If I could have dinner with three people it would Snoop Dogg, Shaq, and Jamie Foxx. 

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