NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Nick Edmond, RB, Morrisville State College.
- Nick Edmond
- Morrisville State College
- Twitter: @bignick_93
2017 Accolades & Statistics
- 2017 All-Empire 8 Second Team.
- 199 carries – 1,048 yards – 5.27 YPC – 13 TDs.
What is your name?
- Nicholas Edmond
Where do you play College Football?
- Morrisville State College.
What position do you play?
- I play Running Back.
What is your height/weight?
- 5’9” 240 lbs.
Did you play any other sports growing up? If so, what were they?
- Yes, I played soccer, baseball and one year of basketball.
Who is the toughest player you have competed against in College?
- When I played at Pasadena City College, best player I ever competed against Cariel Brooks former AZ Cardinal CB and current Hamilton Tiger-Cats CB. Pretty much a LB with CB skills and fast with a nose for the ball, great teammate.
Are you listening to music before a game? If so, what?
- Yep, I listen to a lot of different kinds but mostly 90’s Hip Hop.
Do you have any superstitions before a game? If so, what are they?
- None, you’re either prepared or you’re not.
Who is your role model & why?
- I have a couple. My beautiful mother she taught be about work ethic and how to be a good person. She worked a ton of jobs just to put food on the table and I seen that kind of work ethic from an early age. My Brother is a U.S Army Ranger, taught how to be a tough hard nose player and is a great example of hard work and dedication.
While in College, what has been your favorite & least favorite class?
- My favorite class was Macroeconomics, taught me a lot about how the economy works and my professor made it interesting for me. My least favorite would have to be Psychology, just could get into it.
Outside of Football, what has been your favorite experience while in College?
- I would have to say just experiencing Central New York, I’m a California Kid so everything is different, but I’ve adapted and now I love it!
Growing up, who was your favorite NFL Team & NFL player, & why?
- My favorite NFL team is the Atlanta Falcons, My favorite player would have to be Bo Jackson, he could do everything.
If you could be in any movie of your choice, what would it be & what character would you play?
- The Avengers! Probably the Hulk, somebody needs to stop Thanos.
If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who are they?
- Floyd Mayweather.
- Barrack Obama.
- Abraham Lincoln.
If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose & why?
- I would love to meet Muhammad Ali, I just want to meet the Greatest of all time and sit down and talk about all his experiences.
Who is your favorite superhero & why?
- My favorite super hero would have to be Captain America. His leadership is what I inspire to be as a captain. Plus he’s a bad dude.
What is your definition of hard work?
- Doing what’s required and some. Never settling for the bare minimum.
What is the most unexpected lesson you learned while in College?
- Don’t be afraid to ask questions, there’s tons of opportunity out there you just have to just simply ask.
What is something you wish you could go back & tell yourself as a High School Freshman?
- I would say get better grades and KEEP better grades.
Why do you wear #23?
- I wear #23 because of LeBron James.
What is the best part of your hometown, Blythe, CA?
- The small tight knit community, everybody helps everybody there.
Who do you choose, Jordan or LeBron?
Are you a PS4 or Xbox One guy? What games are you playing right now?
- I don’t play video games I feel it’s a waste of time. I like to read, I think our brains can handle so much more information than just video games.
What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete?
- Probably getting Deans List and breaking 1000 yards last year.
If you could have three wishes granted, what would they be?
- A shot at the NFL.
- World Peace.
- Three more wishes.
What is your hidden talent?
- I can play the drums a little.
If there is a book written about Nick Edmond, what is the title?
What are three things on your “Bucket List?”
- Visit the Grand Caymans.
- Start a foundation for underprivileged kids.
- Have kids.
Are you binge watching anything on Netflix or Hulu right now?
- The Office, 15th time going through all ten seasons, I’m about consistency.
If you had one free hour each day, how would you choose to use it?
- Pray and Meditate.
If you could run over any NFL LB, past or present, who would it be & why?
- Ray Lewis and Patrick Willis, two of the best to ever play the game.
What are the goals for 2018, both individually & for the Morrisville State football team?
- For the team I would like to win Empire 8 Title. Individually I would like to rush for 2000 yards, break the single season rushing record.
If you could give NFL scouts three words to describe the type of man they are getting in Nick Edmond, what would they be?