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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Berry, WR, Wingate University

 

 

Jordan Berry the wide out from Wingate is a deep threat

Jordan Berry the wide out from Wingate is a deep threat

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? 

Jordan Berry

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’10/ 170

What is your position? 

WR

Where do you play college football? 

Wingate University

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

The coolest thing I’ve done off the field has to be when me and a group of teammates visited a local elementary school for the day. We ate lunch and played any games that they wanted to play with us.

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

Spanish 2 is by far the hardest college class that I’ve had to take.

Where are you from? 

Born and raised in Irmo, South Carolina

Who is your role model, and why? 

My parents are my role models because they have raised me to believe that I can do anything I put my mind to, and have supported me no matter what the situation is

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Growing up I played basketball, football and ran track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

The positions I’ve played on the football field are WR, RB, S, DB, PR, and KR

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My football intelligence and understanding the game are what separate me from the rest of the field. I aim to understand concepts so that I can perform my assignment with the most efficiency. I can also run every route on the passing tree

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

As I’m breaking down film I first recognize the coverages and coverage techniques DB’s are using on specific downs. Once I figure out coverage tendencies, I look at how the DB uses leverage, in order to use it against him

33333Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Toughest player I faced was a Lenior-Rhyne DB during my freshmen year

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

I would compare my play to Desean Jackson, because he can run any route in the passing tree with speed and precision. I believe I can mirror his production and then more

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

The biggest obstacle I had to overcome was the separation of my parents when I was young. I just learned to turn the bad situation into a constructive and positive outlet such as football

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I usually just try to stay relaxed and loose during pre-game

What is your biggest strength? 

My biggest strength is that I’m not a selfish individual and I will do anything to win the game

What is your biggest weakness? 

Biggest weakens is my weight because of my height, but in the right program and good meals I will be able to play any skill position on offense or special teams

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

Your investment in me will be wise because in return, anything you ask me to do for your organization will be done to the best of my ability and with tremendous effort

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

Michael Vick and the Atlanta Falcons were my favorites while growing up

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

I would choose to have dinner with Jesus, Gandhi, and Muhammad Ali

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

I will buy the car my mom always wanted

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