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GET TO KNOW: Justin Shirk, LB, Bloomsburg University

untitledNFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure. We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level. So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on Justin Shirk the hard hitting linebacker from Bloomsburg University, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

AKA: Justin Shirk

Grade You Started Football: 1st grade

High School: Central Dauphin

Position/Positions: QB, RB, LB, PR, KR

College: Bloomsburg University

Position/Positions: LB

Jersey Number: 10

Football Mentor/Inspiration: Ray Lewis

Watch Justin’s HIGHLIGHT’S Here

Favorite Slogan: It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight but about the size of the fight in the dog

Proudest Football Moment/Memory: Being able to step back on the field to play in first collegiate game and start as a freshman against Indiana University of PA

Funniest Football Memory: Getting laid out by my teammate because he didn’t know where the ball was

Favorite Food: Mashed potatoes

Best On-Field Performance: vs. Shippensburg 9/27/2014: 15 tackles (9 solo), 4tfls, 2 sacks, 1 ff

Football Philosophy: Run fast, hit hard, and make big plays

Game Superstitions: None

Goals/Aspirations for 2014-2015: lead to team PSAC East and conference title, make a run in playoffs and put up big numbers while staying healthy to give myself a chance at making it to the NFL

Career Goals: Live the dream of playing in the NFL and make enough money to live comfortably and support my family

Favorite Football Team: Atlanta Falcons

Player You Model Your Game After: Luke Kuechly, Paul Worrilow

Who Will Win The Super Bowl: I don’t know

Favorite Down Time: Just to relax and enjoy time off since I don’t get much of it. Mainly watch movies

What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: Regardless of the level of play, I can hang with anyone. My passion and love for the game drives me to become the best.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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