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April 18, 4:30 PM ET
Chat with David Wilson

Buzzmaster
  (4:28 PM)

David is here!

Nathan (Kentucky)

What made you want to enter the draft and not stay in school?

David Wilson
  (4:28 PM)

I just considered the positives and negatives. The positives outweighed the negatives. I talked to my family and those that have been in my shoes.

Kyle(DC)

What will you miss about Hokie football?

David Wilson
  (4:29 PM)

Coming through the tunnel on Thursday nights.

Nathan (Missouri)

What was your favorite moment in college?

David Wilson
  (4:29 PM)

Playing Georgia Tech...any time.

Craig (Miami)

How long you ben wearing bowties? Like the look today!

David Wilson
  (4:30 PM)

I started tieing them when I was 17, but I mix it up.

Greg (VA)

How have you stayed in shape since declaring for the draft? Any particular location?

David Wilson
  (4:30 PM)

Just the same workouts I normally do in the offseason. Running and lifting weights and football drills.

Danville (Atlanta)

What role has Virginia Tech played in helping you shape your football accomplishments?

David Wilson
  (4:30 PM)

Very big role. Coming out of high school, I think I've developed a lot with vision and becoming a more complete back.

Danville (Atlanta)

You seem to prefer driving old classic cars, which is refreshing. Do you have your sites on getting any classic cars that you would love to have in the near future?

David Wilson
  (4:31 PM)

Some type of Chevy. No younger than an '84.

Danville (Atlanta)

You had said several days ago that you planned to watch the draft from home in Danville. Is that still the case?

David Wilson
  (4:32 PM)

Yeah, just at home. In my basketball shorts. I've already picked out the shorts.

Ross (NY)

Whats your draft plans?

David Wilson
  (4:32 PM)

No party. Just hanging out and my mom will do some cooking.

Lawrence (Toronto, Canada)

What was the biggest adjustment from High School to College, and what do you think will be the biggest heading into the NFL?

David Wilson
  (4:33 PM)

From high school to college was the pace of the game. Into the NFL, it's going to be probably the same thing. Just the pace of the game.

Christian (Blacksburg)

What can you do to help the team you get drafted by in the NFL?

David Wilson
  (4:33 PM)

Just versatility coming out of the backfield. Running inside, outside. Speed. Special teams.

Nathan (Kentucky)

Who do you try to model your game after?

David Wilson
  (4:33 PM)

All of the legends.

David Wilson
  (4:34 PM)

(Barry Sanders)

Danville (Atlanta)

What was the most interesting thing about going to interview with NFL teams?

David Wilson
  (4:34 PM)

There were a lot of the same questions.

Brad (Gadsden,Alabama)

David, Do you have any pre-game rituals?

David Wilson
  (4:34 PM)

Praying.

Ross (NY)

Favorite team to play against?

David Wilson
  (4:35 PM)

UVA.

Xavior Williams (Highland Springs, Virginia)

How exciting is it to have the oppourtunity to play in the NFL? What do you think would it be like to play for you and RGIII to play for the Washington Redskins and create one of the most dynamic QB, RB duos for years to come.

David Wilson
  (4:35 PM)

It's very exciting. With the draft approaching, it gets a little nervous. I get a little nervous.

Danville (Atlanta)

What is the most important thing for any young player like you to remember when entering the draft?

David Wilson
  (4:36 PM)

Being in the NFL is a lifetime dream so as long as I get to get drafted and put on a team.

STeve (FL)

How much travel have you been doing this process?

David Wilson
  (4:36 PM)

A lot.

David Wilson
  (4:36 PM)

I've been living in hotels for the most part.

Dave (Ohio)

Is there any player you have been working out with to get prepared?

David Wilson
  (4:37 PM)

Regular routine.

Ross (NY)

Did you talk to ryan williams about the process after getting drafted?

David Wilson
  (4:37 PM)

Yes.

David Wilson
  (4:37 PM)

We keep in contact since he declared.

Danville (Atlanta)

How have your hometown people reacting to your declaring for the draft?

David Wilson
  (4:38 PM)

Very proud. And supportive.

Carl (FL)

Favortite thing to do off the fiel?

David Wilson
  (4:38 PM)

Work out.

Neal (NYC)

Are you better than Lamar Miller?

David Wilson
  (4:39 PM)

We both are two good ACC backs.

Preston (Virgina)

Out of all your touchdown runs, which one is most memorable? An who was it against?

David Wilson
  (4:39 PM)

Georgia Tech. Both TDs.

Danville (Atlanta)

What is the best advice that your parents have given you as you approach the draft?

David Wilson
  (4:40 PM)

Just remember it's all a blessing.

Tommy Underwood (Tennessee)

What team do you wish to do?

David Wilson
  (4:40 PM)

I never had a favorite NFL team growing up. I don't have a preference.

Ben (Charlotte)

David, been following you for a while since my alma mater Michigan was recruiting you. you're HS highlights were sick btw. if you wouldn't mind indulging a Michigan fan, what did you think of our D last year in the Sugar Bowl? thanks and good luck in the draft ...

David Wilson
  (4:41 PM)

Very competitive. Definitely a football game I will always remember.

Preston (Virgina)

After the Michigan bowl game, did that really motivate you to push hard in the off-season and work out your hardest?

David Wilson
  (4:41 PM)

Yes.

David Wilson
  (4:41 PM)

Yes.

Kevin (CT)

what's it like playing for coach?

David Wilson
  (4:42 PM)

A unique experience.

Danville (Atlanta)

Is there any advice that Coach Beamer or your position coach at VT have given on how to mentally or physically prepare for the draft?

David Wilson
  (4:42 PM)

Nothing real specific.

David Wilson
  (4:42 PM)

Thanks for all of the support.