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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Stephon Font-Toomer, LB, Wagner College

Stephon Font-Toomer is a hard hitter that plays with an attitude

Stephon Font-Toomer is a hard hitter that plays with an attitude

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? 

Stephon Font-Toomer

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 240lbs 

What is your position? 

Inside Linebacker/Special Teams

Where do you play college football? 

Wagner College

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

Played the role of Macavity in Wagner College’s Main Stage production of Cats the Musical. The Wagner College theater program is ranked #1 in the nation according to the Princeton Review.

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

Music Theory

Where are you from? 

Born in Newark, NJ, but raised in Bethlehem, PA.

Who is your role model, and why? 

To be honest, I don’t have anyone I want to be like, but I do take certain attributes from different people (celebrities, family and friends) and use them when I feel they’re needed.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

I was on many different teams growing up. I was apart of the swim, volleyball, basketball, track & field and wrestling teams.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Running back, full back, guard, defensive tackle, and nose tackle.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My heart.

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

Tendencies, errors, habits, areas of improvements, and level of competition.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

George Walker Jr., from Glen Mills high school. 

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

Troy Polamalu because like myself he is very exciting to watch and is always there when the team needs him.

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

I have endured many obstacles in my life and I’ve come to the realization that all obstacles require you to simply push through and move forward. Life goes on and time heals everything.

Stephon Font-Toomer1Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

All of my gear has to be extremely neat. (Ex: Socks turned a certain way and tape wrapped to a certain degree) Locker has to be organized. I have to take a poop. Music playlist. Prayer. I like to sit in darkness to help me get into character.

What is your biggest strength? 

My brain.

What is your biggest weakness? 

Care too much.

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

If it’s an actual second, I would say “give me five more seconds..”

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

Giants because my cousins both played for them. Amani Toomer and Ron Dayne. My favorite player is Luke Kuechly. 

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

Michael Jackson, Richard Pryor and Jesus Christ. 

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

That money is going into a savings account.

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi? Neither 
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats​?​

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