This year marks the 10th Annual Tampa Bay High School Football Combine, presented by the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. With so many exceptional student-athletes in attendance, we'd like to provide the opportunity to get to know the players a little before they hit the field at this year's combine.
Rashawn Kindell, 5'9", 152lbs.
Class of 2016, Wide Receiver, Land O' Lakes High School, FL
Q: "What do you think distinguishes you from every other player in the nation?"
A: "My attitude, speed, agility, awareness, and willingness to get better every day."
Q: "What do you hope to gain out of your participation in the Tampa Bay High School Football Combine?"
A: "Faster 40-yard dash time, more knowledge, and a better skill set... get my name out for the colleges, get noticed."
Q: "What are your strengths? What do you need to improve on?"
A: "My strengths are my agility, speed, and awareness. My cons--route-running."
Q: "What extracurricular or community involvement activities do you participate in? What are your hobbies outside of football?"
A: "I run track, the 100, 4x1, and the 200. I volunteer at the VA, and I mow yards."
Q: "Which player, if any, do you model your game after or often get compared to by your teammates on the field?"
A: "Chris Johnson, Matt Forte, Reggie Bush, and Tayvon Austin"
Q: "How have you evolved over the years as a player?"
A: "I've gotten stronger, mentally and physically."
Q: "What is your proudest moment in football?"
A: "Throwing a game-winning touchdown pass. I played quarterback when I was younger."
Q: "What is your proudest moment off the field?"
A: "Knowing that my grandpa and uncle would be proud to see how well I'm doing"
Q: "What TV show marathon will keep you on the couch all day?"
A: "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"
Q: "Who/what has been the biggest influence on football in your life? How so?"
A: "My mom. She introduced sports to me when I was three and introduced football to me when I was six. She told me, 'One day your dreams will become your reality.'"
Q: "What honors or awards have you received (both athletic and non-athletic)?"
A: "Offensive MVP Award, Special Team Award, NJHS"
Q: "What is your favorite movie?"
A: "Step Brothers"
Q: "Who is your favorite NFL team?"
A: "The Denver Broncos"
Q: "What is your favorite web site?"
Q: "What is your favorite food?"
Q: "What college interest have you received?"
A: "Flagler College and Crown College"
Q: "What are your statistics from your previous season?"
A: "13 TDs, 1200+ all-purpose yards, 10 tackles, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries"