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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Lorenzo Jerome, DB, Saint Francis University PA

Lorenzo Jerome is flying up NFL Draft Boards. Scouts love this kid.

Lorenzo Jerome is flying up NFL Draft Boards. Scouts love this kid.

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?

My name is Lorenzo Jerome

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 200

What is your position?

Free Safety

Where do you play college football?

Saint Francis University PA

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

I have spent my last 3 years helping out a kid who has a disability by the name of Brent. He joined the program due to a weak immune system. He became my best friend off the field and on the field. I am like his older brother he says but the truth is he always looks out for me.

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

Sports Psychology

Where are you from?

I am from Fort Lauderdale Florida

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model are definitely my mother and father. Reason why is because since I was child they supported me 100 percent with everything especially when it comes to sports.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played football, basketball and soccer

Did you play any other positions in football?

Quarterback and safety

At your position, what separates you from others?

My IQ on the field and my ball awareness

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

I look for the WR splits, The QB hand signals and what down and distance.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Alex Montgomery

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

Deion Sanders. The reason why is because he is a play maker all over the field

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pray to God and get my teammate motivated to play a great game

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

Growing up to become a man. Because in my life I felt like I had a lot of second and third chances but when I got to the real world it was only one strike and you’re out.

jeromeWhat is your biggest strength?

Making others smile

What is your biggest weakness?

I have a big heart

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

A guy who has a big heart, will lead his team to victory and will be an alpha on the field

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

Favorite player was Sean Taylor. Favorite team was New York Giants

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

My Mom, My dad and my grandpa

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

My mother a car

Rapid Answers:

  • Who will win the Super Bowl? Giants
  • Whose better Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?
  • Better Running Back Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders?
  • Who will win MVP this season in the NFL? Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Better defensive back: Richard Sherman or Deion Sanders?

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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