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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brian Walker, DB, Fort Valley State University

Brian Walker is a ball hawk for FVSU. He could be another HBCU star to get a shot in the NFL

NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Brian Walker

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 196

What is your position?

Defensive Back

Where do you play college football?

Fort Valley State University 

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

Speaking to the elementary kids and working with the Boys & Girls Club. 

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

Biology 

Where are you from?

Cairo Georgia 

Who is your role model, and why?

Jackie Robinson because he overcame so much and gave players the opportunity to any sport no matter the color. 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Baseball 

Did you play any other positions in football?

Kick return and Punt return…and Quarterback. 

At your position, what separates you from others?

I don’t like to boast about my talents…just try to be a student of the game and learn from every player in my position and coach. 

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

Tendencies, Favorite Player, Signals, route combinations, releases and weakness 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Seantavios Jones a.k.a Stretch. Plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. 

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

That’s a tough question I would say Earl Thomas…just because he is a student of the game. 

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

Being dismissed from Delta State and I just prayed for God to humble his child. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

None that I can think off. 

What is your biggest strength?

Ability to learn and be coached. 

What is your biggest weakness?

Press-man coverage. 

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

Thanks for the opportunity to speak with you…I’m willing to do anything to play for the organization…you can check my stats, film and accolades which I would say I have played at pretty high level…I just love this game of football…I have a good background and stay out of trouble. All I need is one chance. 

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

Sean Taylor and Atlanta Falcons. 

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

Martin Luther King, Barak Obama and Jackie Robinson 

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

Buy me a old school car.

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