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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Rhamir Thomas, LB, Lincoln University of PA

Lincoln PA linebacker Rhamir Thomas is a playmaker. I know he can play at the next level

Lincoln PA linebacker Rhamir Thomas is a playmaker. I know he can play at the next level

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?

Rhamir Thomas

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 215

What is your position?

MLB & OLB

Where do you play college football?

Lincoln University of PA

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

Volunteered at after school programs and work with kids every summer I enjoy helping the youth in my community

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

Abnormal Psychology

Where are you from?

Washington, PA

Who is your role model, and why?

My brother Bryan Thomas who played for Bowling Green University. Seeing how hard he worked on and off the field motivates an pushes me to be the best student-athlete I can be.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played Basketball,Baseball and I did Track & Field

Did you play any other positions in football?

Played Linebacker & Tight End

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’m undersized at my position but I am a versatile LB that can play Inside or Outside  I use my hands very well and I get to the ball

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

I look for alignment and the formations on certain down and distance. I read my triangle and watch the quarterback,running back and offensive line tendencies.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

I would have to say Tyler Boyd back in high school

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

I would say Su’a Cravens at Linebacker because he’s not one of the bigger Linebackers but he is a versatile player and makes plays

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

First I watch big hit highlights then I close my eyes and imagine myself making plays

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

I feel coming from a smaller school you have a lot to prove but you just have to show no matter what school you come from you can play at the next level because there is a lot of talented players at smaller schools.

What is your biggest strength?

Getting to the ball

What is your biggest weakness?

Size

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

If your looking for a Versatile player that is a fast learner and works hard no matter if it’s on defense or special teams I’m the guy for the job.

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

My favorite player growing up was James Harrison

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

Karl Joesph, Ray Lewis and James Harrison

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

I would buy my mother a house wherever she wanted

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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