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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Sean Brown, OL, Mississippi Valley State

Mississippi Valley State offensive lineman Sean Brown is a mauler in the run game

Mississippi Valley State offensive lineman Sean Brown is a mauler in the run game

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What is your name?        

Sean Brown

What is your Height/Weight?    

6’3/ 325

What is your position?  

I play offensive line

Where do you play college football? 

Mississippi Valley State University

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

The coolest thing I have done off the field was go back to the local schools not too far from the campus and talk to the students about the importance of getting a good education and I also go back to my high school and workout with the football team and basketball team.

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

Astronomy

Where are you from?     

I am from Uniondale, NY

Who is your role model, and why? 

My role model has to be my Father simply because he basically raised me on his own even when times got hard and we didn’t have certain things he always made sure we had a house to sleep in and always food on the table. The sacrifices he made for me plays a key role in my success today.

Did you play any other sports growing up?            

Other than football I played basketball, Track and field, and lacrosse.

Did you play any other positions in football?       

In high school I played defensive tackle, Defensive end, and even a little bit of middle linebacker.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

The thing that I believe separates me from other athletes at my position is first and foremost my passion and love for the game simply because I know without this sport I don’t know where I would have been. It has taught me not only about myself but also about life. So when its game time I feel like every time I suit up I have to win my personal battle with the man in front of me because I know how much I owe this game.

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

Believe it or not I look for my opponents strengths and the reason being is because I know as an offensive linemen I know if I can stop that than they have no choice but to play with their weakness.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?    

The toughest player I can say I face is myself because know player has ever just beaten me because of their strength and speed, but only because the little mistakes I have that cause someone to beat me.

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

I really can compare myself to Marshal Yanda the offensive linemen from the Baltimore Ravens because of his aggressive play and good footwork.

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

My biggest Obstacle in my life that I had to overcome was watching my Father struggle not only with raising me but with being sick and on dialysis for over 15 years. Honestly football having a strong mindset to never quit at anything I do because my Father never quit on me.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Only giving praise to the glory of god and thanking him for allowing me to do something I love to do.

What is your biggest strength? 

My mindset

What is your biggest weakness? 

Sometimes I can be over aggressive on the field.

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

I would say that I’m needed on this team because I know my leadership skills, my passion, and drive will not only better myself but my teammates around me to win championships.

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

My favorite player growing up had to be Mike Vick and my favorite team had to be either the Giants or the Jets.

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

First my Grandmother who past when I was younger, Jerry Jones, and LeBron James

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?          

With my first NFL check I would just save it in order to help my Father out with his situations.

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? 

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