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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shabre’ Judkins, LS, North Carolina Wesleyan

Shabre Jenkins is a pretty athletic long snapper. Could this become a trend?

Shabre’ Judkins is a pretty athletic long snapper. Could this become a trend?

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? 

Shabre’ Judkins

What is your Height/Weight? 


What is your position? 

Long Snapper

Where do you play college football? 

North Carolina Wesleyan College

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

Volunteering at the boys and girls club and helping my High school run a youth football camp

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


Where are you from? 

Wakefield, Virginia

Who is your role model, and why? 

My role model would have to be my Mom she’s probably strong the strongest woman I know and is willing to do anything for me my two young siblings

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Yes I did wrestling and Track & field back in high school but football was always my first love

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Yes when I first got to college I was a Slot receiver receiver and I played multiple positions on defense for my final

shabreAt your position, what separates you from others? 

As a long snapper I believe my speed and athleticism gives an advantage over my opponents.

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

Looking for my opponents weakness and I seeing what I have to do to minimize my mistakes

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Reggie Diggs and Austin Dotson I played against them in high school my senior year.

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

Zak DeOssie because he contributes to his team on defense and as long snapper.

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

Dealing with death of my friend TyQuan Johnson he was shot the day after our graduation and I overcame this  By continuing to play the game that we both loved knowing that he’s looking over me.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Listening to country music and watching Sean Taylor and Tyrann Mathieu Highlights.

What is your biggest strength? 

Be able to play multiple positions 

What is your biggest weakness? 

I don’t believe I have one because I’m able to adjust to any situation.

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

Tyrann Mathieu and Russell Wilson they both have a fearless attitude and unique passion for the game.  My favorite NFL Team is the San Diego Chargers

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

Sean Taylor Bo Jackson and Deon Sanders

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

It would be blessing to have that opportunity but I would get a house built  for my mom and grandmother.

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

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