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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Luke Bailey, QB, Huntingdon College


Luke Bailey is a big play quarterback. He can do it with his feet or his arm. I like this kid

Luke Bailey is a big play quarterback. He can do it with his feet or his arm. I like 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?

Luke Oneal Bailey

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3″ 215

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Huntingdon College

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

I have been given the opportunity to speak at different churches and camps throughout my career.

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

Civil Rights from the Religious Perspective.

Where are you from?

Fairview, Alabama

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad, because he works hard for everything he has.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, basketball, and track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Not really

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’m gonna win, or give it everything I have to do so.

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

Opponents to pick on.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

DE from UMHB

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

Dak Prescott, I don’t turn the ball over and I give my team a chance to win every game.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen to peaceful music.

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

The status issue, most people think because a player is at a small school they are not as athletic as the bigger schools.

What is your biggest strength?

My will and determination to be successful.

lukkkWhat is your biggest weakness?

I could improve my consistency on my footwork.

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

I’m the type of leader that will improve your franchise by holding everyone accountable to making the team be the best team possible.

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

Brett Favre

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

Brett Favre, Ken Stabler, my grandfather.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Probably a new truck. 

Rapid Answers:

  • Who will win the Super Bowl? Pats
  • Whose better Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?
  • Better Running Back Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders?
  • Better safety Eric Weddle or Ed Reed?
  • Better linebacker Ray Lewis or Luke Kuechly? Lewis, but ask me again in 10 years. 



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

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