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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jarrod Lacy, DB, Colorado State University – Pueblo

jarrodEvery 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?

Jarrod Lacy

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11/200

What is your position?

Strong Safety

Where do you play college football?

Colorado State University-Pueblo

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

3

How did you choose your school?

The facilities, coaching staff and this was a new school so it gave me the best opportunity to play as soon as possible.

Where are you from?

Boynton Beach, Forida

Who is your role model, and why?

My brother Joshua because he is the reason i decided to get into football and I’ve learned a great deal from him.

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

Not currently

CHECK OUT JARROD’S HIGHLIGHT HERE

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Just football

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played running back and corner in high school.

At your position, what separates you from others?

I am a physical hard nosed guy who is always around the ball. I have a chip on my shoulder from being overlooked by many and that’s what drives me. Very discipline player and focus on the small things to make a big impact.

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

I look for the high/low hat of the O-Line. I look at receiver releases and focus on finding tendencies in an offense. I look at the tempo the offense plays at and i try to focus on the plays that they like to run in certain situations depending on the down and distance.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Khiry Robinson. former West Texas A&M running back and current New Orleans Saints running back

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

I would compare myself to T.J Ward because we have a similar body frame and are both contact seekers.

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

The biggest obstacle had to be losing my uncle right before i went to college because i wanted to shut it down and stay home around my family. I overcame that because my family is one of the things that fuels my motivation and i would do anything to make them happy and proud of me.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I talk to myself before every game holding a stone that my father gave me right before I left to college. He says it brings good luck.

What is your biggest strength?

Contact Seeker/Great tackler

What is your biggest weakness?

Ball skills can improve

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

I am a great guy with a great locker room personality who is a hell of a football player. I always give a hundred and ten percent at anything i do and I’m not scared to be great.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Miami Dolphins

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

My Uncle, K. Michelle and Denzel Washington

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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