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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Izzy Eziakor, DB, Texas A&M Commerce University

izzyEvery 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?

Izzy Eziakor

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 195

What is your position?

Strong Safety/ Nickel

Where do you play college football?

Texas A&M Commerce University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

About 5 or 6 schools

How did you choose your school?

It was closest to home and allowed my family to continue to come watch me play.

Where are you from?

Wylie, Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

Both of my parents because they are very God fearing established individuals.

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

In the past and they were just inquires about my measurables.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played Basketball and Track and Field.

Did you play any other positions in football?

Growing up I played receiver. In High school I played some Linebacker and some corner

At your position, what separates you from others?

My athleticism, Explosiveness and physicality. I don’t feel like there is any play on the field that I cannot make.

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

I look for tendencies from every player on the offensive side of the ball and play calls the OC likes to make in certain situations.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Not really one player in particular. I’ve been able to hold my own pretty well.

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

Donte Whitner, his size, Physicality and combines results are very similar to thing I can do at our pro day on March 17th.

izzy1What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Just being removed from my previous school and having to work and claw to get back to where I was before and finishing up my college career at Texas A&M Commerce

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Nothing Major, Just prayer and listening to calming music.

What is your biggest strength?

My Athleticism, Physicality and I am a tremendous tackler.

What is your biggest weakness?

My confidence on the field I can get overconfident at times.

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

I am a truly polished player and have unlimited potential. I am very dedicated to the game and an extremely hard worker.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

My Favorite Player growing up was Roy Williams and my favorite team was the Cowboys.

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

Jesus Christ, President Obama, My Grandfather

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