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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandyn Bartlett, LB, Tusculum College

 

Brandyn Bartlett of Tusculum is a game changer. He will punch you in your mouth if you run at him

Brandyn Bartlett of Tusculum is a game changer. He will punch you in your mouth if you run at him

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 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 to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Brandyn Bartlett

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 230

What is your position?

LB

Where do you play college football?

Tusculum College

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

 

I love to give back and the coolest thing I have done is go give time at a halfway house and speech to those in need of encouragement, also reading to little kids.

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

 

Accounting

Where are you from?

 

I’m from Gwinnett County

Did you play any other sports growing up?

 

I played safety Freshman and Sophmore year of college

At your position, what separates you from others?

 

My speed and and play recongition seperates me from others

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

When I break down film I look at the formations and tenacies the other team likes to run their plays out of that is build to beak down certain coverages or gaps

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Robert Nkemdiche is the hardest player A played against 

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

I would compare myself to Kiko Alonso because he uses his speed to get to the ball

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pre game ritual is to get a text from my mom and read the bible 

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

 

Coming from a small school I have to overcome lack of exposure from scouts

What is your biggest strength?

Play recognition and speed 

bbWhat is your biggest weakness?

Being at a small school

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

 

I would tell the GM,Even though I am coming from a small school I have proven I can play at a high level. Now days a lot of guys are coming from D2 and being able to make a statement. My hard work and hustle is key to my success.

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

Ray Lewis and his passion, Saints 

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

Ray Lewis, Tyrann Mathieu and my Grandfather

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

With my first contract I would buy my parents a house they always have wanted

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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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