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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Anttonio Brown, DB, Virginia Lynchburg

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What is your name?

Anttonio Montana Brown

Where do you play college football?

Virginia University of Lynchburg 

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

0

How did you choose your school?

I was pursuing a second chance at an education and had an opportunity to walk on and play football.

Where are you from?

NW Washington D.C

Who is your role model, and why?

My Mother, very strong black women who works harder than anyone I’ve ever known in my entire life. Always pushed me to work hard and strive for success. 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Football, Baseball,Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yes, Running back , Middle Linebacker

At your position, what separates you from others?

I have a variety of things such as player IQ, aggression, technique, I try to stand out at my position in a positive way. 

YOU CAN CHECK OUT ANTTONIO’S HIGHLIGHT’S HERE

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

I look for player personnel and tendencies from my opponent from all angles. I also pay attention to myself and try to correct my mistakes. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

I’ve played against a lot of great players with a tremendous amount of talent. 

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

Sean Taylor, I grew up watching him play as a DC native myself, I’ve combine certain traits from his style and created a style of my own.

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

Going back to college an overcoming the odds by receiving a degree, an also having an opportunity to play football on a professional level. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Call close relatives exchange love and pray.

What is your biggest strength?

My Knowledge and Versatility at my position with cover skills an ability to stop the run.

What is your biggest weakness?

I never was the biggest nor the fastest, but I’ve always had a passion for this game called FOOTBALL!

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

Thank you for the opportunity and you will not be disappointed in my abilities to preform, and my work ethics. 

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Sean Taylor, Washington Redskins 

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

President Obama, My grandmother whom passed away before I was born. Last but not least my mother would have to be in attendance.

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