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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kade Bell, QB, Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University quarterback Kade Bell hopes to follow in the footsteps of his Father who had a successful NFL journey

Jacksonville University quarterback Kade Bell hopes to follow in the footsteps of his Father who had a successful NFL journey

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? 

Kade Bell

What is your Height/Weight? 

6ft 198lb

What is your position? 

Quarterback

Where do you play college football? 

Jacksonville University

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

Helped out at a old folks home and with kids at schools around the community

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

Calculus

Where are you from? 

Jacksonville,Fl

Who is your role model, and why? 

My dad because of how successful he was on and off the field. Also a great man and leader. Love the perfection he expects at the quarterback position and he loves to win and so do I.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, Baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Wide receiver and safety in high school

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My football IQ at changing protection, throwing hot or reading coverages and defense while being able to get all the way to my check down. Also being able to extend plays and My quick release, getting ball out my hand accurately.

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

Safeties tell it all. Also strength and weaknesses of each player and the defense. Also the fronts for the run game form our checks.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

JJ Wilcox, Terrence Fede

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

Tony Romo and Drew Brees because they aren’t the biggest guys, but they are great competitors with quick releases and are deadly accurate. Love there football IQ and the way they can extend plays with their feet inside out outside the pocket.

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

Playing for my dad in college and having to prove my self as a leader on and off the field. By working hard and always being the most prepared.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I read psalm 91 before every game!

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

My height.

Kade Bell JUWhat is your biggest strength?

The competitor in me and my feel for the game, whether its moving in or out the pocket , able to extend plays to convert big 3rd downs or getting through all my reads with a quick release.

What is your biggest weakness? 

Learning to Give up on plays

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

I Love to compete in anything and I am going to be the most prepared guy every day to make my teammates better because of the burning desire I have of winning. Like Sean Payton said I want to be that Quarterback that turns left and goes to the cockpit of the plane.

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

Drew Brees, Tony Romo , Cowboys.

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

Drew Brees, Tony Romo, Steve Spurrier, and my dad. That would be a great dinner talking about football.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

An Ipad so I can watch film easier.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction?
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV?
  • Waffles or Pancakes?
  • Snakes or Spiders?
  • Madden I’m the best or Mario?

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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