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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Braylyn Cook, DB, Morehead State University

Braylyn Cook is dominating the FCS in pass break ups. He is a machine for Morehead State

Braylyn Cook is dominating the FCS in pass break ups. He is a machine for Morehead State

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?

Braylyn Cook

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 184

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

•Morehead State University

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

•Coolest thing I’ve done is go to a football clinic for kids at my school and go through drills with them. It was a cool experience

Where are you from?

•College Park, Georgia

Who is your role model, and why?

•My older brother Justin. He taught me the game growing up and always was there for me no matter the circumstance.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

•Baseball and Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

•Safety, Running back, Wide Receiver. I actually came in a safety.

At your position, what separates you from others?

•My instincts, my competitive drive, and my study for the game.

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

•Any tip offs the receiver gives to help me okay faster. Where the receiver lines up when he runs certain routes, his footwork off the line, formations where I get certain routes, etc.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

•Reggie Bell, University of San Diego, Picked up by the New Orleans Saints

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

•Chris Harris because I am a press man corner who travels the field as well as moves inside to nickel. I can also play zone just as well.

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

•I have to work harder than everyone else and make sure I show up on film and make more plays than other guys at bigger schools

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

•Music, Stretching the night before


Braylyn Cook

What is your biggest strength?

•My biggest strength would be my coverage skills and knack for the ball

What is your biggest weakness?

•My biggest strength would be my coverage skills and knack for the ball

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

•I’m a relentless competitor who’s willing to put it all on the line

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

•Baltimore Ravens. They are revolved around a fearless hard nosed hard sound defense.

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

•Barrack Obama, Jeffery Williams (Young Thug), Oprah Winfrey

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

•Barrack Obama, Jeffery Williams (Young Thug), Oprah Winfrey

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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