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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Absher, CB, Glenville State College

Glenville College cornerback Brandon Absher has NFL size

Glenville College cornerback Brandon Absher has NFL size

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?  

Brandon Absher

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2/190

What is your position?

Cornerback/Free Safety

Where do you play college football?  

Glenville State College

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

Help build a children’s park at an elementary school

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

Biology

Where are you from?

 Sterling Park, VA

Who is your role model, and why?

Sean Taylor, I loved the way he played the game

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?  

RB/Nickle corner

At your position, what separates you from others?  

My physicality

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

The WR releases off the line, how he attacks the ball and what his favorite routes are.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?  

Janoris Jenkins

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

Brandon Browner because I’m a big physical DB who can cover.

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

My lung collapsed in 4th Grade because of my Asthma. I overcame that by staying more active and praying to God every day.

glenvilleDo you have any pre-game rituals?  

I have to listen to Flexin by Meek Mill at least once

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

Getting exposure is the toughest obstacle, but I’m very confident in my game and need just one scout to notice me.

What is your biggest strength?

Physicality

What is your biggest weakness?

Hips

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

I’m willing to do anything to better the team just give me a shot.

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

Walter Payton, Dallas Cowboys

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

My Mom, 2pac, Sean Taylor

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

My parents a house and whatever my brother and sister want.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction? Neither
  • 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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