NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Jibrille Fewell, DT, Liberty
How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?
Tennessee, South Carolina, NC State, Maryland, Arkon, Toledo. I chose Buffalo.
How did you come to make your college decision?
I loved coach Gill and his staff.. they really care about their players.
Where are you training, and what are your goals for pro day/combines?
In Buffalo, NY and my goals are to be able to showcase my talent in front of the NFL teams and come back with great results.
Have any scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?
They all met with my coach, and they love my motor and instincts.
At your position, what separates you from the others?
I’m very athletic and stout in the run game. I have the talent to make plays.
Tell us what you look for when breaking down film?
I look for tendencies from the offense and the opposing offensive lineman stances
Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?
Brandon Thomas – Clemson (back in high school)
If you could compare your play to one person in the NFL who would it be?
Geno Atkins and Jurrell Casey
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Just coming from where I’m from (Rock Hill, SC) and not being able to play my senior year. I know the biggest thing I had to overcome was at birth I had a rare blood disease and it is a miracle that I’m here today
What system fits your style of play the best?
4-3 or attacking 3-4
What is your biggest strength?
My motor, quickness and strength
What is your biggest weakness?
My pass rush is not where I want it to be
If I were a GM and gave you a minute to sell yourself, what would you say?
I’m a very hungry player that will give you my all every single play and I will make plays to make our team better and achieve the ultimate goal of a super bowl ring
Growing up, who was your role model?
My big cousin David Erby (all-american LB at South Carolina State) and my coaches in all levels of football
Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why?
Dallas Cowboys and my favorite player is Geno Atkins and Suh. I love their style of play.
If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?
Martin Luther King Jr, Jesus Christ, Deion Sanders
What would you buy with your first NFL paycheck?
First I will pay my tithes to the lord and then I will buy a house for my mom