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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Breon Allen, RB, East Carolina University

breonEvery 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?

Breon Allen

What is your Height/Weight?

5’8″ 180

What is your position?

RB, KR, PR, Slot or anywhere else I am needed.

Where do you play college football?

East Carolina University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Bethune Cookman, Pittsburgh

How did you choose your school?

I failed to qualify academically and went to Junior College

Where are you from?

Daytona Beach, FL

Who is your role model, and why? My mother because she was everything I had and needed, she taught me to be the man I am today.

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

I have not met with any.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

LB, Safety, CB

At your position, what separates you from others?

I would have to say my blocking and ability to make defenders miss in the open field. I also have great hands.

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

I look for tendencies and weaknesses in your fronts. I also look for the opponents formations and blitz packages.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Will Powers

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

Darren Sproles, because of his stature but what he brings to the table I feel like I can be similar to him. He is such a great player.

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

Making it out of Junior College. I did it with the help of my Father, God,my head coach Tyler Hughes and my Mom.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

breoJust like to listen to music and pray.

What is your biggest strength?

My ability to make you miss.

What is your biggest weakness?

That’s a good question. I honestly don’t know.

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

I would smile real big and tell him I’m just ready to work and do whatever sir.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Barry Sanders and the Dallas Cowboys

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

Avery Atkins, Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King, Jr.

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