Wendell Bing | Benedict College | DL
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Q: Tell us about your college career and what the recruiting/scouting process was like. Why did you choose Benedict?
A: Coming out of High School, I wasn’t recruited very heavily, even after I led the state and sacks, but I was blessed to sign to a very great and respected South Carolina state. Things didn’t work in my favor, so I decided to enroll in a prep school, where I received 2 offers from Benedict and Catawba, where I chose to return home and play for Benedict college.
Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?
A: My biggest accomplishment in my sports career has to be that I was able to rack up 22 sacks in my senior year of college and I came into my college career with 2 sacks in the first half in my college debut.
Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at Benedict?
A: Coming into Benedict college, I didn’t understand how important and essential it was to build bonds to become a great program. In my final season, I would say that coach Berry definitely emphasized discipline and the many different life skills needed to be a better man in society.
Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?
A: My major was sports management with a concentration in science and I’ve also started on my MBA in general business. If football doesn’t work out, I would like to give back and coach football in my community.
Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?
A: All my teammates would tell you that I was a good leader and could dominate the game at any time.
Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?
A: I would have to say my most memorable plays this season were definitely my first and last games as it came and went too fast. If i had to pick one specific play, it would definitely be the Edward Waters game when i blew the play up and made a great TFL.
Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?
A: My biggest challenge throughout i would say is the 2 major injuries i suffered throughout my career and the amount of pressure i had to endure throughout the process. I learned to manage it by pushing through and doing the small things and stretching daily to stay as healthy as possible.
Q: Who was the best player you played against during your collegiate career?
A: The best player I would have to say that gave me a hard time throughout my career had to be Brett Slyve. He was the H-Back for Kentucky State and when he got the ball, he ran with some authority and refused to go down.
Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?
A: I would have to compare myself to any pro athlete, I would have to say Ndamukong Suh. He plays with great power and with a chip on his shoulder every play.
Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?
A: Everywhere I have played for any program I’ve been a part of I always bring a positive attitude with being very respectful, hardworking, and dedicated to bring my best everyday.
Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back” or ”pay it forward” in your community?
A: I am apart of numerous activities in my community as I’ve worked numerous football camps and went into schools to talk to the youth about life skills and the importance of hardwork.
Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?
A: When i’m off the field, I tend to spend most of my time in the gym or playing video games. I also like to take long walks to clear my mind.
Q: If you could make a positive impact on all of society what would it be and why?
A: I would definitely provide everyone with a home and food, because i think about these tough times we are going through and the pandemic is causing alot of people to lose everything theyve work so hard to receive.
Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?
A: The most influential people in my life would have to be my Sons and my mom. To watch me make them proud and happy is the best feeling and the push i need to achieve my goals by any means.
Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?
A: People would say that i have a very good sense of humor and can shine light in a dim room, when i come around.
Q: If you had the opportunity to play another sport professionally, what sport would you choose?
A: If i could play another sport, i would definitely go to be a professional thrower in the olympics.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: My dream Job is to be a federal agent in the FBI or be an agent in the ATF.