Colin Peek Interview
By: Scott Porter
March 3, 2010
Scott Porter: What are your biggest strengths?
Colin Peek: Personally, I believe my biggest strengths are my consistency, intelligence, toughness and determination. On the field, I believe that my biggest strengths fall upon my ability to be an all-around versatile TE. This includes being a great run-blocking TE as well as being an explosive down the field threat in the receiving game.

Scott Porter: What player in the NFL reminds your of yourself the most?
Colin Peek: Tony Gonzalez and Jason Witten.

Scott Porter: What will be the biggest transition from the college to the pro level?
Colin Peek: I believe that Coach Saban runs a very NFL-esque system which prepares you for a seamless transition into the next level. Thanks to him, I feel that I'm put in the best position to already be successful. I owe him everything.

Scott Porter: What will you miss most about college football?
Colin Peek: I'll miss everything about college football. Honestly, there is no better place to play college football than at the University of Alabama. I'll miss everything encompassing my time at Alabama: the fanatical fans, the unwavering support, the beautiful campus, suiting up at Bryant-Denny stadium. I'll miss my teammates more than anything. We were truly a family of brothers.

Scott Porter: What is the toughest part about playing your position?
Colin Peek: The toughest part about playing my position is being able to contain all the necessary skills sets required to be successful. Not only due you have to be a great receiver but you must also be a tremendous blocker. You have to be the most versatile offensive player on the field.

Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Colin Peek: I'm huge into music and movies. I write and perform rap/hip-hop music and write screen plays for movie concepts I'd like to get produced one day.

Scott Porter: What will you be doing from now until the NFL draft to prepare yourself?
Colin Peek: I'll be training at API (Athlete's Performance Institute) down in Pensacola Beach, Fla.

Scott Porter: Did you have a favorite player and team as a kid?
Colin Peek: Never had a favorite team, but my ideals are Jerry Rice and Walter Payton.

Scott Porter: What was the Senior Bowl experience like for you?
Colin Peek: It was a tremendous experience to play one last game with a bunch of former teammates as well as a great opportunity to meet and become friends with several other athletes. Just thankful for the opportunity.

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