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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jawon Chisholm, RB, University of Akron

jawonEvery year, NFL Draft Diamonds 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?

Jawon Chisholm

Where do you play college football?

University of Akron

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

One (Univ of Akron)

How did you choose your school?

It was the only school who gave me a scholarship, Also I loved the facilities

Where are you from?

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and track& field

Did you play any other positions in football?

I’m a athlete, I can do a lot

At your position, what separates you from others?

I believe I can catch the ball very well, and get up field with one cut fast. In also my heart.

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

The weakness and tendencies of the opponent

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? There is no particular player.

A lot of good talented players out there

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

I think I have my own unique style of running, making the first person miss and getting up field

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Suffered a bullet wound. I overcame it by having faith in God and know that he will guide you through any situation

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pray as many times as I can before I take the first snap of the game

What is your biggest strength?

My vision

What is your biggest weakness?

Not a particular one.

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

I’m a team player that’s willing to do whatever it takes to win each week no matter what it takes. Also, I give my all each day and have a passion for the game

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Adrian Peterson and Denver Broncos because John Elway and Terrell Davis duo

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

The same people I starved with. My family.

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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