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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Garrick Mayweather, OL, Fordham University

Garrick Mayweather has NFL potential and should be in a camp next season

Garrick Mayweather has NFL potential and should be in a camp next season

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? 

Garrick Mayweather

What is your Height/Weight? 


What is your position?


Where do you play college football? 

Fordham University

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

Giving Christmas presents to pediatric patients

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

Organic Chemistry 2

Where are you from?

Baton Rouge, LA 

Who is your role model, and why? 

My grandfathers; though they both set examples in their own way, the common theme between the two is that they both have big hearts.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, Tennis, Track, Soccer

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others? 

My aggressiveness, nasty streak

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

Any presnap or post-snap keys that will help me win my match-up

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Rakim Cox from Villanova

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

Richie Incognito, because on the field he’s disciplined with a nasty streak

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I never warm up with gloves on. I don’t put on gloves until right before the game.

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

Just proving that I belong.

What is your biggest strength? 

garrick 1My mind

What is your biggest weakness? 

Being overaggressive at times

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

That I’m extremely versatile

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

The Pouncey brothers

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

Frederick Douglass Bernie Mac My Grandmother

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

I’m saving it.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction?
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV?
  • Waffles or Pancakes? (banana)
  • 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

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