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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Floyd Jones, SS, University of North Alabama

North Alabama safety Floyd Jones has NFL playmaking ability

North Alabama safety Floyd Jones has NFL playmaking ability

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers.  We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too.  This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character.  We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season.  You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Floyd Jones

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 / 215 

What is your position?

SS

Where do you play college football?

University of North Alabama

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Playing dodgeball with elementary kids

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Anatomy 

Where are you from?

Town Creek, Alabama 

Who is your role model, and why?

The late Sean Taylor, I loved how he played the game with so much passion. 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball n baseball 

Did you play any other positions in football?

QB, WR, RB, CB 

At your position, what separates you from others?

My natural instincts 

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

A player tendencies, route combos, n how many times they run a certain play

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

My brother dying and having my son in college. It gave me more motivation to try my best at everything I do n I pray a lot.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Watching Sean Taylor highlights before a game. 

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

I have to prove myself to everybody n I feel like some people look down on smaller schools and I am going to change that. 

What is your biggest strength?

Tackling and instincts to get to the ball. 

What is your biggest weakness?

I try to do to much sometimes

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

I love this game with a passion n it has been my life forever. All I need is a chance to prove myself to everybody. I will work myself to death just for a chance at my dream since I was a little boy. Football is not just a game to me it is my life. 

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Sean Taylor and the Dallas Cowboys 

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

Jesus, my brother, and Sean Taylor 

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

My mother a Mercedes I promised her when I was a little boy.

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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