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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Josh Sheridan, RB, UNC-Pembroke

Josh Sheridan the hard runner from UNC Pembroke recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Josh Sheridan
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight:205
  • Position: Running back
  • College: UNC-Pembroke
  • Twitter: @Joshsheri_

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

• Lumberton, N.C., small town but very dangerous. What I love most about Lumberton is that it is close to the beach.

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

• Practice, Strength and Conditioning, Film Study

What do you worry about, and why?

•  What I worry about the most is making my parents proud because they support everything I do.

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

• I did not pass a test. The next time I tried a different study method and passed the next test

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Leading by example

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

• Kyle Kitchens

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

• Physical educator/ Football coach

Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?

• Room

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

• Family member because they are who I care about the most.

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

• Timmy Turner because he could wish for whatever he wanted within the rules.

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

• Hurricane Florence. Overcame it by having faith and believing that everything will turn out just fine.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

•  Walking around with my shorts on backwards.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

•  First career touchdown

What song best describes your work ethic?

• “To the Top” by Lil Baby

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

• Paying attention to details

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

• My uncle. He was like another father figure to me.

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

• “The Dance Polar”

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Marlon Mack

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

• Respected. Respect is earned.

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

• Josh Gordon. He is a great player but made poor choices.

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

•  Hate to lose

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• My mother because she has sacrificed so much for me.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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