NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Reggie Spearman, LB, Grand Valley State University
What is your name?
Reggie Jay Spearman
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Iowa/ Illinois State / Grand Valley
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
Growing up in seeing him provide for me and my siblings was incredible he always taught me how to be the best man I can be.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mr. James, My high school gym teacher because he always pushes me to my full potential
Did you play any other sports growing up?
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?
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Denzel Perryman, he is a downhill player with great instincts, who can read plays well. Tough and physical at the point of attack.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Losing my best friend my sophomore year of college.
Just kept my faith in God strong
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Call my dad & mom and pray
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Four and One vs Pitt
I tackled James O’Connor one on one in the goal line to save a touchdown
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I always do community service for the Special Olympics and kids in community centers to give back
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Martin Luther King, My Best Friend Demarius Reed who passed away, and My Great Grandma bush who passed away