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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Joel Scott, LB, Morgan State University

Joel Scott of Morgan State University is a very solid edge rusher

Joel Scott of Morgan State University is a very solid edge rusher

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?

Joel Scott

What is your Height/Weight?  

6’1 235LBs

What is your position?

Outside linebacker

Where do you play college football?  

Morgan State 

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

Be a pure mentor for kids with disabilities 

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

Accounting 

Where are you from?

Baltimore Maryland

Who is your role model, and why?  

Father , because he is the hardest working person I know

Joel ScottDid you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and track

Did you play any other positions in football?  

Defensive end

At your position, what separates you from others?

My athleticism 

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

A person tendencies and common plays in down and distance

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Darren Pinnock

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

Khalil Mack

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

Being a walk on at 2 colleges and I persevered through hard work and faith 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen to music and laugh

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

Recognition

What is your biggest strength?

Athleticism 

What is your biggest weakness?

Size

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

To take the chance because my ceiling is the sky

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

Donovan McNabb and the Eagles

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

Ray Lewis , Terrell Owens, Lawrence Taylor

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

A house for my parents

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?

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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