2021 National Scouting Combine Featured Athlete Preston Foley, WR from the University of Nebraska Kearny

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Preston Foley Jr. | University of Nebraska Kearney | WR

Twitter: @the_real_foley | Instagram: @the_real_foley

Q: Tell us about your college (or pro) career and what the recruiting/scouting process was like?

A: First I attended College of the sequoias community college where I was all American and track also was the number three kick return are in a state of California. After attend it the University of Nebraska Kearney where I was a two sport athlete also excelled in both sports. I have plenty of offers in the recruiting process but I chose to go where I can get on the field the fastest being that I only had two years of eligibility left.


Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

A: All American as a freshman on the juco level And then going to university cracking the nationalist being top 10 in the 100meter list at one point. Also made all time list for both 60 m and 100 m. Also made the All Nebraska list.


Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at (Enter school name)?

A: to always be on your toes you never know when there a time you have to overcome adversity maybe due to injury or even players being a step ahead of you. Stay on your toes and always be ready when your number is called.


Q: How was your career impacted due to the 2020 pandemic and what have you learned from the adversity?

A: before Covid hit I head plans on going to some cfl camps also was talking to indoor teams usually working on a deal to be signed. I’ve learned to keep working it’s always a opportunities somewhere.


Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?

A: Sports management and If football doesn’t go as plan I want to continue to be active –in up and coming Athletes lives.


Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: his fast!! And know matter how down we are I’ll grind and stay positive.


Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?

A:  had a 93 yard td at the juco level completely reversed Field Felt as if I ran about 150 yards After the play  I didn’t even celebrate just sit on a bench and waiting for my number to be called again.


Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?

A: having no help doing the free agent process I just keep grinding and pushing.


Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A:  it would be Steve Smith Sr. Why because I be a slot but I just have that fire That fight to go harder no matter who you think you are. I’m there to Compete point blank.


Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?

A: My skill  my knowledgeto get open and others open. As a slot  receiver I feel like you’re the second quarterback on the field because every route is based off of you. you know when to  clear out or  break it off it’s  the whole 9 yards.


Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back” or ”pay it forward” in your community?

A: Definitely involved in mentoring the youth That’s another big reason hustle and grind. Just to give them hope show them how far they can go in life.


Q: How are you preparing for the 2021 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?

A: I’ve been working out everyday I just want  to shock the world. I want to do great turn some heads

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?

A: associates degree and then also getting my bachelor degree



Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?

A:  coaching and mentoring just giving knowledge



Q: If you could make a positive impact on all of society what would it be and why?

A: to help the kids who struggle on a daily basis to relieve the stress not know where the next meal coming from or any stressing about where their laying their heads next. Why because this is my struggle coming up And I wouldn’t wish those circumstances on anyone.   



Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?

A: My mom she’s been my father my mother and my biggest fan throughout my whole life


Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

A: that I’m a hard-working And no matter what I’m going through I just keep pushing



Q: What is your dream job?

A: to own a gym and continue Being a speed and Agility coach


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