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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Bernard Little, DT, Fort Valley State University

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What is your name?

Bernard Little

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 310

What is your position?

Defensive Tackle

Where do you play college football?

Fort Valley State University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


How did you choose your school?

I knew that style of defense would fit my play.

Where are you from?

Eatonton Ga

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom and dad because they taught me none is free you got to earned it.

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

Yes, they are saying they love my style of play but it some keys I have to work on.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes, basketball and baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yes, played offensive tackle in high school made all-state 1st team, then played it in college till i realize I was to little for tackle

At your position, what separates you from others?

To me what make me different is that I’m a ball hawk I love to put my linebacker in good position to make plays and in my head nobody cant stop me.


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

Where the Guard trying to take me, what formation they like to come out in, and what the offensive guard weakness.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Ryan Schraeder from Valdosta State

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

Aaron Donald because he is explosive and quick off the ball and he got a great motor to get to the ball and making plays

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

I was playing basketball in the 12th grade and tore my ACL but after a year in a half my knee is better than ever.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


What is your biggest strength?

I am very strong and explosive off the ball

What is your biggest weakness?

I got to have better pass rush moves

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, I am willing to do whatever possible on the field to get a shot.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Peyton Manning and Indianapolis Colts

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

Martin Luther King Jr, Micheal Jackson, and Malcolm X

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