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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Anthony Stevenson Jr., WR, Faulkner University

AJ Stevenson of Faulkner is a big wide out with big play ability

AJ Stevenson of Faulkner is a big wide out with big play 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?

Anthony Stevenson Jr

What is your Height/Weight?

6’4 190

What is your position?

WR

Where do you play college football?

Faulkner University 

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

The coolest thing I’ve done was during Eagle walk I gave a fan a pair of my gloves

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

American Heritage

Where are you from?

Fairfield, Alabama

Who is your role model, and why?

I’ll say my older brother Jarius McFarland because I looked up to him when he was in high school he was a standout, staying in the same house hold with him was cool so I wanted to be the same way he was

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played quarterback 

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ball skills and height 

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

I’m looking at certain alignments of different corners who I may face that gives me a good view on the field on how I can make my moves.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

James Bradberry 

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

Alshon Jeffrey because we both or not speedy receivers but find ways to get separation and make the big play

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

Losing my Grandfather was tough I lost a best friend, I used Football to regain my composure because that’s what he would want.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Just vibe to different music 

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

I think the biggest obstacle is can I play against better competition 

What is your biggest strength?

Making the big play

What is your biggest weakness?

Speed

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

Not only would you get a good ball player but also a great person on and off the field hard working and humble 

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

Randy Moss 

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

My Grandfather, Lebron James, and Dez Bryant 

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Buy my mom a Audi

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction?
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV?
  • Waffles or Pancakes?
  • Snakes or Spiders? 
  • Madden 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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