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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kentorius Jackson, S, Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University safety Kentorius Jackson has big play abilities

Fort Valley State University safety Kentorius Jackson has big play abilities

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?

Kentorius Jackson

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 200

What is your position?

Strong Safety

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?

Worked with the Salvation Army to provide for the homeless.

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

Behavior Statistics

Where are you from?


Who is your role model, and why?

My parents, no matter the circumstances they made a way for me and my siblings.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and a little baseball.

Did you play any other positions in football?

Will Linebacker

At your position, what separates you from others?

Instincts and open field tackling

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

Formations and what offenses are trying to out that formation.

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

Brian Dawkins. The way he played the game and instincts he have.

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

Losing my grandfather and cousin in a three month span. My family was very supportive throughout it all.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I pray then listen to some Jeezy.

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

Getting the opportunity.

What is your biggest strength?

My tackling.

What is your biggest weakness?

Man coverage.

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

I am hard working, humbled guy who is thankful to be in this position. And I will not let you down.

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

I was fan of every team but my favorite player is Brian Dawkins. True NFL SAFETY.

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

Jay Z, President Obama, and my whole family.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

A Car.

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