High NFL draft prospect Steve Avila positive would not thoughts blocking for Dak Prescott and Tony Pollard subsequent season … telling TMZ Sports activities “it might be, actually, like, one of the best” if the Cowboys choose him subsequent month.
The previous TCU star offensive lineman — an Arlington, Texas native — has performed all of his house soccer video games for the whole lot of his life within the Dallas space … and he mentioned if that might proceed within the NFL, he’d be thrilled by it.
And, it appears there is a respectable likelihood all of it goes down … the Cowboys want a brand new left guard after shedding Connor McGovern in free company. In addition they have the No. 26 choose within the first spherical, proper across the time within the draft when Avila is predicted to be chosen.
The 23-year-old could have an opportunity to let America’s Staff know his emotions on the matter quickly … he is truly acquired an interview arrange with the Cowboys in only a couple days.
In fact, Avila says whereas it might be a dream to put on the silver and blue — he is open to all people … and has lately met with a number of groups, together with the Falcons, Commanders, Jets and Lions.
As for when he’ll get drafted, Avila says he absolutely expects to be taken throughout the first two rounds subsequent month … slamming anybody who thinks he’ll fall to the third.
“I am a humble individual — I hate speaking about myself,” he mentioned. “However once I see that, I am like, ‘Dude.'”
Avila will hold issues low-key on draft evening — he tells us a small celebration with family and friends is within the works. However, when the NFL cash lastly is available in, he says he’ll look into ballin’ out a bit, with the objective of snagging a brand new Mercedes and a brand new home.
The draft formally kicks off in Kansas Metropolis on April 27.
By the way in which, Avila additionally shared some tales from his expertise on the NFL’s mix earlier this month … telling us he had a wild interview with Atlanta — whereas a few of his friends had some distinctive talks with groups in Indianapolis, too.