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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Alpha Kamara, DT, Midwestern State University

Alpha Kamara is a beast in the middle of the field. He is a big boy

Alpha Kamara is a beast in the middle of the field. He is a big boy

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? 

Alpha Kamara

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’4, 315

What is your position? 

Defensive Tackle

Where do you play college football? 

Midwestern State University

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

The coolest thing I have done off the field is work with children at the YMCA. Interacting with the kids is what makes it a great experience.

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

Chemistry

Where are you from? 

Woodbridge, VA

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mom is my role model, she came from another country worked two jobs just for our family to survive. I do everything for her.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Growing up I played Football, Basketball, and Soccer throughout high school.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I played TE and also DE.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My quickness and my footwork.

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

Stance, Down and distance, anything that will give me an edge.

midwestern stateWho was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Kyle Long, when I was Mt Sac and he played at Saddleback.

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

I do not like compare myself to other players. But I love the way Muhammad Wilkerson plays the game.

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

The biggest obstacle I had to face was my two year suspension. By the graces of god I was able to overcome it. Keeping god first helped me overcome it.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

No pre-game rituals

What is your biggest strength? 

I am determine I will never give up.

What is your biggest weakness? 

My biggest weakness is I go hard all the time. I only know one speed.

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

I am a hard worker who loves the game of football and very passionate about it. And wants to be the best.

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

Favorite team growing up was the Washington Redskins.

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

Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Jay-Z

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

Pay off my student loans.

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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