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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Chubb, LB, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest inside linebacker Brandon Chubb is one of my favorite prospects in the NFL Draft. The kid can play, and will be in the NFL.

Wake Forest inside linebacker Brandon Chubb is one of my favorite prospects in the NFL Draft. The kid can play, and will be in the NFL.

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?

Brandon Chubb

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 235

What is your position?

Inside linebacker

Where do you play college football?

Wake Forest University

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

Coolest thing I’ve done off the field was volunteer for this organization called HOPE, which stands for help our people eat. It’s a food truck that delivers healthy meals to children in impoverished neighborhoods every Sunday.

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

Calculus was the hardest class I had to take in college.

Where are you from?

I’m from Marietta, Ga

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad is my role model because he’s paved the way for me to have the opportunities that I have had.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yea I played basketball, baseball, and football growing up.

Did you play any other positions in football?

I use to be a RB in middle school.

At your position, what separates you from others?

My speed, instinct for the ball, and football knowledge set me apart from other linebackers.

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

When I break down film I look for tendencies of the offense, what certain formations, signals, stances give away what they are about to run.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Toughest player I have ever faced was Andre Williams, RB from Boston college.

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

I would compare myself to Bobby Wagner because we have the same size dimensions and build and we both have an instinct for the ball and speed to play all over the field and cover anyone.

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

Biggest obstacle I had to overcome was not being heavily recruited. I overcame by staying focused and listening to my dad and embracing his support. It has given me the chip I play with till this day.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pregame ritual is getting an IV

What is your biggest strength?

Biggest strength is leadership and athleticism/speed

What is your biggest weakness?

Biggest weakness is edge rushing

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

If you were a GM I would sell myself by letting you know I’m a player you want not only on the field because I can play but also off the field because of my character and leadership, I’m a guy you want in the locker room.

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

Favorite player growing up was Michael Vick and the Falcons were my favorite team

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

I would choose Luke Kuechly, Tony Dungy, and Ray Lewis to have dinner with.

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

First big item I buy will be a hyperbaric chamber once I get in the NFL.

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi? I like Propel
  • Dogs or Cats? Neither

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