National Scouting Combine presents Lamar Wilkes

Position: CB / athlete 

School: Anna Maria college 

HT/WT: 5’10 175

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Instagram: Marwilkes5

Achievements: 1st team all New England 1st team all conference 2nd team all region, #1 in the country for interceptions 


How’d you end up at your current school? What was the recruiting process like? I looked up small d2-d3 school with bad records and applied to everyone 


What gives you an advantage over other athletes at your position? I’m very versatile I’ve played both sides of the ball giving me the advantage to know what people are doing before they do it, im a playmaker, I want the ball, I watch a lot of film 


What does being a student of a game mean to you?  It’s mean that your willing to learn and study to improve my skills, learn from the one that did it before me 


How does being a (insert your position) reflect itself in your personal life?  It’s gets me ready for my adult life football isn’t going to be there forever might not be there after college so I have to be ready for that life aswell


How would you describe your work ethic?

 I feel as through I have a incredible work ethic always looking and finding ways to make me bettter, I’m very dedicated to my position/ sport, I’m coachable and I never shy away from anything 


What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff?

 Never take a day for granted, everything has an expiration date. Taught me to be a better man definitely. 


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

 For me, it’s doing what I said I was going to do when I first got the starting job, which was been the school records holder for interception/ country 

How did you hear about the National Scouting Combine? They emailed me 


Why did you choose the National Scouting Combine?

 Want to show my skills off, hoping for more opportunities 

What do you hope to show people at the combine? I want to show them I belong there that I can run with anybody no matter the division I came from 


What was your Major? 

 Sports management 


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

 I would definitely do something to get homeless or less fortunate of the streets just because as a kid I never liked seeing those people go through what they go through .


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

 My personality is through the roof when you meet me, I have high energy 


If you had the opportunity to play another sport professionally, what sport would you choose? Boxing 


Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back” or “pay it forward” in your community? Not yet, I do feed the homeless, but when I am able to give back I definitely would 

2024 National Scouting Combine

February 18-22 held at Grand Park Events Center in Westifled, IN. Accepting draft eligible nominations now!
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