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?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
Working for this organization called Y-CAP in the summer and I work with troubled kids mentoring them and just giving them a positive male example
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My Grandfather, he taught how to work hard and never complain or make excuses about things outside your control
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I’ve played baseball, basketball and track and field
Did you play any other positions in football?
I played TE in high school
At your position, what separates you from others?
My versatility, I can win with power, speed or technique
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
Pass give aways, weaknesses and tendencies of my opponent
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Tamba Hali, he is a relentless player, has very good moves and a mix of power with speed that he uses which has made him so successful in the NFL
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Listen to music and pray
As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?
Just showing people I can be just as dominate against higher level competition
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?
I’m the type of player who’s work ethic and passion for the game is contagious. When I’m getting better I’m trying to bring others along with me
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
Kansas City Chiefs
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Bernie Mac, Jamie Foxx, Obama
With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?
A nice car
- Who will win the Super Bowl? Patriots
- Whose better Peyton Manning or Tom Brady? Tom Brady
- Better Running Back Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders? Adrian Peterson
- Better safety Eric Weddle or Ed Reed? Ed Reed
- Better linebacker Ray Lewis or Luke Kuechly? Luke Kuechly