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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Amarlo Herrera, LB, Georgia

amarloEvery year, NFL DraftDiamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, we will not be surprised, and neither should you. 

What is your name?

Amarlo Herrera

Where do you play college football?

University Of Georgia

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Mostly all SEC Ohio State OSU Texas tech Georgia Tech

How did you choose your school?

I wanted to stay in state

Where are you from?

Atlanta Georgia

Who is your role model, and why?

Morgan Burnett he played at my same high school and he’s like a big brother to me.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

basketball, baseball, wrestling and soccer

Did you play any other positions in football?

In high school kicker, TE, Running back Full Back. In college just ILB and OLB

At your position, what separates you from others?

I just try to get a little bit better each day and football smart

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

The tendencies that they have and what they do best.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Marcus Lattimore

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Alec Ogletree becasue when you play behind and with a person for a lone time you seem to pick up some of the habits and try to play like that person.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Have to have a hot shower the morning of and eat a Reese’s Cup.

What is your biggest strength?

knowledge for the game.

What is your biggest weakness?

some times I don’t bend.

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I’m a student of the game and I love football.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Randy Moss and Minnesota

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

I would have dinner with Ray Lewis because he is one of the best linebackers to ever play the game and he had influence over the people he played with and thats what I’m trying to do.

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