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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jermaine Murdock, WR, Arkansas Tech University

Jermaine Murdock is a playmaker for Arkansas Tech. The speedster is a fun player to watch

Jermaine Murdock is a playmaker for Arkansas Tech. The speedster is a fun player to watch

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? 

Jermaine Murdock

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’9 180

What is your position? 


Where do you play college football? 

Arkansas Tech University 

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

The coolest thing I have ever done off the field was when the team went to the boys and girls club and helped the kids with their homework and played sports with them. 

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

Business marketing 

Where are you from? 

Los Angeles California 

Who is your role model, and why? 

My role model has to be my dad because he has pushed me to the limit and put me through adversity that I have overcame to make me into the man I am today. 

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Baseball, Football, Track 

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Corner back 

At your position, what separates you from others?

My knowledge and technique 

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

I look for what the defender is lacking in so I can gain that extra step on him. Also what type of defender is he; Example: Physical, quick, fast 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Johnathan Stewart 

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

Steve Smith because I am a smaller receiver and I play as if I am 6’5 and very physical 

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

Right before the season kicked off one of my teammates passed away and I overcame it by dedicating every game to him and have a motor just like he did because I knew he would have gave it his all. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Pray and listen to music 

What is your biggest strength? 

My biggest strength is that I am physical in the run and pass game. My knowledge is a huge strength because I have been coached by some great coaches throughout my life. 

What is your biggest weakness? 


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

Football isn’t just a game to me, I do this because I want this to be my career and every day is a work day. I am always ready to clock in just give me a chance. 

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

Steve Smith 

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

2pac, my grandpa, Tavon Austin

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

I will have to get something for my family because without their support I wouldn’t be in the position that I am in today. 

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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