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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Bradley Sylve, CB, University of Alabama

University of Alabama defensive back Bradley Sylvie is a speedster with ballhawking abilities.

University of Alabama defensive back Bradley Sylve is a speedster with ballhawking 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?

Bradley Sylve 

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 178!!

What is your position?

Cornerback!!

Where do you play college football?

University of Alabama!!!

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

Went to a hospital and signed autographs for the children and took pictures with them!!

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

Astronomy!!

Where are you from?

Louisiana 

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother!! She’s a strong independent woman who sacrificed a lot for me!!

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, track, and baseball!!

Did you play any other positions in football?

Quarterback, safety, and wide receiver!

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My work ethic and giving maximum effort each play everything I got!!

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

What kind of offense do they run for example are they a spread team, fastball team, or smash mouth team!! Than I look to see what is their favorite personnel and how many times they line up in that personnel!! Than I look to see who is their go to guy and how many times he touches the ball and how many times that player gets the ball on the 3rd down!!

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Kevin White 

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

Tyrann  Mathieu!! Just because he has that passion for the game and he not scared to stick his nose in there to get on a tackle!!

Alabama defensive back Maurice Smith (21) and Alabama defensive back Bradley Sylve (3) celebrate a third quarter touchdown during A-Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Saturday April 18, 2015. staff photo | Robert Sutton

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

Getting benched after the first game of the season for having a bad game. I overcame it by watching film the next day seeing what I did wrong and than moved forward keeping God first and kept working hard I never gave up!!

Do you have any pre-game rituals

Prayers before the game

What is your biggest strength?

Heart of a lion!!

What is your biggest weakness?

Undersized

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

I’m a relentless competitor

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

Jerry Rice!! And The San Francisco 49ers!!

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

My mom, Martin Luther King Jr, and Jackie Robinson!!

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A place to stay!!

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats? 

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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