NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brett Thompson, TE, UT Martin
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
Ht : 6”5 Wt:240lbs
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Graduated from UT Martin
Where are you from?
Olive Branch, Mississippi
Who is your role model, and why?
Michael Jordan because of his competitiveness
Who was your favorite teacher?
My mother she taught for 33yrs
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Baseball and basketball
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
#19 for UT Chattanooga
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?
March Madness- Future
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Travis Kelce because of athletic ability and receiving skills
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
I tore my ACL that caused me to miss all of my junior season. I overcame it by rehabbing my knee like crazy
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Getting focused with my teammates
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My first college catch of my career against ole miss my sophomore year
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Helping a stranger carry boxes into our student union
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Jesus Christ, Bill Belichick, Michael Jordan