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?
Michael (Mike) James
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Alderson Broaddus University
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
Helped coach at little league Camps
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
Woodbridge, Va born in San Diego,Ca
Who is your role model, and why?
My parents, because they never showed me how to quit; so I don’t believe in quitting.
Did you play any other sports growing up? hat is your name?
T-Ball, basketball, wrestling, and track
At your position, what separates you from others?
I feel like I have a great way of reading and reacting but also have other positions abilities.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
QB tendencies and favorite passing route combinations
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Run wise- Glenville St running back Tevin Drake
Pass wise- Duquesne Qb Dillon Buechel
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Ed Reed because we both have animal instincts and like Ed I try to be a ball hawk.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Making decisions on staying in my school or leaving because I was taking out loans but eventually by my junior year I had received a scholarship.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Just music and prayer!
What is your biggest strength?
What is your biggest weakness?
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
If you need a practice player I’ll be an All-pro practice player if you need a starter I’ll push to be an All-Pro starter. I’m in this world to play football at this level for you sir and I will work to show you!
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
Fav player Ladainian Tomlinson/Chargers
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Megan Good, Martin Luther King Jr., and Elder Watson Diggs (Dreamer)
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
Remodeling mom house or Apartment down payment.
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