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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Joey Pham, CB, Millersville University

Millersville CB Joey Pham is an aggressive corner with good skill

Millersville CB Joey Pham is an aggressive corner with good skill

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? 

Joey Pham

What is your Height/Weight? 

I am 6′ and weigh 190lbs 

What is your position? 

I play cornerback and kick/punt returner

Where do you play college football? 

Millersville University

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

The coolest thing off the field I have done was shave my head for Saint Baldricks an event to support cancer.

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

Any sociology classes 

Where are you from? 

Broomall, Pennsylvania

Who is your role model, and why? 

My two older brothers because they both have their degrees and worked so hard to get where they are in life. Also my two cousins and eldest brother because they serve in the military.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Wide receiver, and running back 

At your position, what separates you from others? 

I believe my size, speed, ball skills and competitive edge separates me from the rest.

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

I’m looking for tendencies and how a receiver breaks down and gets in and out of breaks. How he is off the

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Toughest player I played against was Jon Schnaars from East Strousdburg

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

I would compare myself to Joe Haden because I believe we both played the same role to our teams

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

Toughest obstacle in life was when I was dealing with an academic situation and it made me realize how fast football could be taken away from you and I made sure that would never happen again. I overcame it with hard work and dedication in the classroom.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I usually touch the field goal post and catch fades which one hand.

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

As a small school player I feel like I have to overcome everything that wasn’t given to me at a D1 level. Publicity and opportunity.

What is your biggest strength? 

My biggest strength is my will because I’m not going to let someone tell me what I can and can’t do.

What is your biggest weakness? 

My weakness is myself I’m the only one stopping myself 

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

There’s only one Joey Pham don’t pass up the opportunity.

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

Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, and Drake.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

A place to live 

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?

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