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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ferlindo Vincent, OLB, Kentucky Wesleyan College

 

 

Ferlindo Vincent has the size to play middle linebacker at the next level. He is a big boy who plays with tenacity

Ferlindo Vincent has the size to play middle linebacker at the next level. He is a big boy who plays with tenacity

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?

Ferlindo Vincent

What is your Height/Weight?

6″2 251

What is your position?  

OLB/DE

Where do you play college football?

Kentucky Wesleyan College

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

Volunteer Work 

 

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

 

Microeconomics 

 

Where are you from?

 

Cap Haitian, Haiti/ grow up in Miami, Fl

 

Who is your role model, and why?

 

Rodney Fox, because he’s always positive, and is a great example of a servant leader.

 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

 

Ran Track, Soccer, Boxing, and Wrestling.

 

Did you play any other positions in football?

 

Inside linebacker, and Tight End

 

At your position, what separates you from others?

 

My mind-set and work ethic

 

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

 

I watch the OL meanly tackles their stance and body language on pass and run plays 

 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

 

Claudyson Calixte 

 

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

 

Justin Houston. We are build identical and can play the run very-well with the ability to rush the passer.

 

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

 

Being homeless, we overcome it by fasting and praying for change

 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

 

No

 

What is your biggest strength?

 

Based of my experience in life my attitude has been my biggest strength.

 

What is your biggest weakness?

 

I have a sweet tooth, and have trouble resisting  cake.

 

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

 

I’m a very selfless individual, and I will do everything in my will to help your team win.

 

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

 

Sean Taylor

 

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

 

Muhammad Ali in his Prime, C.S Lewis, and Toussaint Louverture

 

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

 

Buy my mom a House

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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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