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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Aaron Davis, LB, Fort Valley State University

FVSU edge rusher Aaron Davis may be small but the kid can really set an edge

FVSU edge rusher Aaron Davis may be small but the kid can really set an edge

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? 

Aaron Davis

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’11 235lbs

What is your position? 

Linebacker/ Defensive End

Where do you play college football? 

Fort Valley State University

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

Went to go talk to elementary school kids about the importance of school and getting good grades

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

Accounting 2

Where are you from? 

Tallahassee FL

Who is your role model, and why? 

My parents, because they never gave up on me and my dreams

Did you play any other sports growing up? 


Did you play any other positions in football? 


At your position, what separates you from others? 

My quickness, strength and overall football IQ

Aaron DavisWhen you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

I look for other players tendencies and I look at what plays comes from certain formations

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Lio Laefele

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

Elvis Dumervil, he’s the exact same height as me playing one of my positions in the league at an elite level

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

The biggest obstacle I had to overcome was me going to California to play JUCO football. I overcame it by keeping God  first and knowing that scholarships will be coming in

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I listen to in the air tonight by Phil Collins and then a lot of Jeezy

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

The main obstacle I have to overcome is getting a chance to show my talents, coming from a small school my chances are limited

What is your biggest strength? 

My quickness, strength and footwork

What is your biggest weakness? 

My height

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

I’m very hard working and very coachable, nobody will outwork me.

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

Ray Lewis

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

My family, Drake and Ray Lewis

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A car

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

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