NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Martez Thompkins, CB, Tusculum
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My mother. She’s my motivation. I’ll give her the world, if I could.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mr. Fears (12th Grade Math Teacher)
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Track and Baseball
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Know No Better- YFN Lucci
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Richard Sherman. We’re smart, long and confident. I have way more speed than him though.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
It was a time I got into some real trouble. I faced the consequence and learned a lot from it.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I like to think deeply and picture myself making plays.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My first career interception, it’s the most important one.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I’m addicted to helping the homeless.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Deion Sanders, Floyd Mayweather, Michael Vick