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GET TO KNOW: Isiah Corbett, LB, Southeastern Louisiana University

corbettNFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joey 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 Isiah Corbett the hard hitting linebacker from SE Louisiana, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

10 schools were recruiting me out of high-school including FBS and FCS.

Where did you choose and why?

I chose to sit out a year because of academic issues and eventually got it right went to Delta State red shirted because I was ineligible and transferred to JUCO and play 1 year at Coahoma Community College and then transferred to Southeastern Louisiana.

What were your goals for your senior year?

Some goals for my senior year I wanted to show I could do all phases while playing linebacker (covering,rushing,playing in the stack position)

Have any scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?

Yes scouts having been meeting with me they tell me to continue performing and everything will take care itself.

At your position, what separates you from the others?

What separates me from others is my ability to do it all far as I can play different positions and excel at them.

Tell us what you look for when breaking down film? 

While breaking down film I look for Offensive Lineman tendencies and back sets.

Who was the toughest player you have ever faced? 

Toughest player I ever face was Tim Flanders

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

Had to compare to someone it would be Von miller he is the best at what he do.

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

Biggest obstacle I had in my life was sitting out a year of football after high school and then getting back to playing football the following year.

What system fits your style of play the best?

System that fits me the best is a 3-4 system.

What is your biggest strength?

Biggest strengths are passing rushing

What is your biggest weakness?

Biggest weakness probably watching the ball to much

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

GM have me a second, I would say I will give his organization my all and will do everything in my power to win games for my team.

Growing up, who was your role model? 

My role model growing up was my Father

Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why? 

My favorite team is the Cowboys and favorite player is Von Miller

What was the most tragic event that ever happened in your life and how did you overcome it?

My tragic event was probably the passing of my grandparents I overcame it with team and just growing up you learn to deal with it

If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?

If I had to have dinner with 3 people it would be my grandparents and Bob Marley.

With your first paycheck what would you buy?  

The first thing I would buy with my first pay check would be something for my mother

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