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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jac’que Polite, OL, Winston Salem State University

Jac'que Polite is a tough lineman with a bad ass blocking style. He reminds me of a bigger Richie Incognito

Jac’que Polite is a tough lineman with a bad ass blocking style. He reminds me of a bigger Richie Incognito

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? 

Jac’que L. Polite

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’5ft 300lbs

What is your position? 

Offensive Line (Tackle/guard)

Where do you play college football? 

Winston Salem State University

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

Spoke to several different high schools and football teams about life. Trying to encourage and motivate students to chase their dreams and inform them how important an education is.

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


Where are you from? 

Ridgeland, SC

Who is your role model, and why? 

Both my mother and father are my role models because they work extremely hard to take care of our family.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Defensive end & Defensive Tackle

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My athleticism, Footwork, strength, speed, work ethic

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

Position, footwork, hand placement, athleticism

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?


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

Tyron Smith for the Dallas Cowboys. I say this because we are the exact same size and we both are athletic.

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

The biggest obstacle in my life that I had to overcome was doing everything that people doubted I could do. I overcame that by having self-confidence and believing in myself and working hard daily.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Little to rap music (Tupac, Kodak Black, Gucci Mane, Boosie, and Future)

What is your biggest strength?

My Footwork would be my biggest strength.

 What is your biggest weakness? 

Everything lacks with a weakness, I have A LOT more room for improvement in every skill set.

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

I would say that I am a team player, I make sacrifices, most dedicated, extreme work ethic and responsible.

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

My favorite NFL player growing up was Clinton Portis.

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

LeBron James, Floyd Mayweather, Beyoncé

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

My dream Car.

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