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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Rowe, WR, Lincoln University

Lincoln University wide out Brandon Rowe impressed many NFL scouts at the National Bowl in Miami

Lincoln University wide out Brandon Rowe impressed many NFL scouts at the National Bowl in Miami

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 ROWE

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2, 200lbs

What is your position?

WIDE RECEIVER

Where do you play college football?

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

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

GAVE A HOMELESS GUY A PAIR OF SNEAKERS

Where are you from?

HARLEM, NY

Who is your role model, and why?

MY UNCLE AND AUNT BECAUSE THEY BROUGHT ME IN WHEN I WAS YOUNGER AND LOST MY PARENTS, THEY SHOWED ME HOW TO BE A MAN

Did you play any other sports growing up?

BASKETBALL, BASEBALL, TRACK & FIELD, TENNIS & GOLF

Did you play any other positions in football?

SAFETY, DB, KR/PR

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’M VERSATILE FOR MY SIZE I’M 6’2 200 RUNNING A 4.4 I CAN PLAY OUTSIDE, SLOT, RUN REVERSES RETURN PUNTS AND KICKS 

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

I SEE HOW A DB LINES UP I LOOK FOR COVERAGES AND SEE WHAT ROUTES I CAN AGAINST IT OR RELEASES THAT I CAN DO VERSES CERTAIN COVERAGES

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

N/A

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

STEDMAN BAILEY BECAUSE HE HAD DECEPTIVE SPEED, FOR SURE HANDS, GREAT ROUTE RUNNER AND UNDERRATED 

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

LOST MY MOTHER FATHER AND GRANDMOTHER AT A YOUNG AGE, I USED THAT AS MOTIVATION AND WENT AN EARNED A SCHOLARSHIP 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

GO TO THE 21 YARD LINE COUNT FOR 21 SECONDS BECAUSE I LOST MY HIGH SCHOOL TEAMMATE HE WORE #21 AND I THINK ABOUT EVERYONE I LOST, MY ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE GAME AND MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WITHIN THE 21 SECONDS

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

COMPETITION NOT BEING HIGH, NOT ENOUGH SCHOLARSHIP’S

What is your biggest strength?

I HAVE A KNACK FOR FINDING THE BALL IN THE AIR AND MY ROUTE RUNNING

What is your biggest weakness?

LACK OF FOCUS, I TEND TO LET THE OUTSIDE WORLD EFFECT ME INSTEAD OF BLOCKING IT OUT FOR THE FOUR QUARTERS

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

I’M GUY FROM A SMALL SCHOOL SO FOR ME TO GET TO THIS THAT MEANS I’M A HARD WORKER, I’M A LEADER, THERE ARE TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF LEADERS ONE WHO LEADS BY EXAMPLE AN VOCALLY I LEAD BY EXAMPLE,  

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

RANDY MOSS AND JETS

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

MY MOTHER MY GRANDMOTHER AND ANY NFL COACH

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

HOUSE FOR MY UNCLE AND AUNT

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

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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