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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brandon Ezell, DB, San Jose State University

Brandon Ezell the 6000 defensive back from San Jose State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

• Name: Brandon Ezell
• Height: 6000
• Weight: 191
• Position: Defensive Back
• College: San Jose State University
• Twitter: @BrandonEzell10

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

• I’m from Los Alamitos CA, what I love most about it is the cleanliness of the small city.

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

• If I was to give a list in order from most import I would start with practice. Deliberate practice is essential to reaching my full potential and being great, film study is second importance because it will build my confidence to produce and succeed on the field. Lastly even though it is still very important so you can maintain muscle and keep healthy would be strength and conditioning.

What do you worry about, and why?

• My biggest fear is not being able to take care of my family.

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

• When I failed to be a starter my first year going to San Jose coming from a junior college something I took personally. What’d I do? I worked everyday, doing double days to earn my starting spot. I didn’t complain I just worked harder.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My teammates would tell you my best trait is that I’m a very hard worker and that I’m always positive.

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

• Best player I have ever played against in college would be Marquise Brown when I was at Cerritos college. It was a great battle between us two. I believe I held him to his least amount of yards he had in a game.

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

• Football first, but I want to go into the real estate field after football.

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

• Room, car, desk

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

• My biggest adversity in life would be right now. Not having a job, not having money, I’m hungrier than ever to be the best I can be and make it to the league

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

• My biggest adversity in life would be right now. Not having a job, not having money, I’m hungrier than ever to be the best I can be and make it to the league

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

• My most memorable play would be my first interception of my division 1 football career.

What song best describes your work ethic?

• The song that would best describe my work Ethic would be any song with determination and discipline In it.

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

• Most important trait I have that will help me at the next level would be my dog like mentality. I’m the definition of a go-getter. I have that savage mindset.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Most underrated player in the NFL would be D.J REED for the 49ers because he has everything it takes to be the best corner in the NFL but he’s overlooked at due to his height. He has that savage mentality as well.

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

• I would rather be respected then liked because respect is earned and I like earning things rather than getting them handed to me.

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

• I love to win and I hate to lose but if I had to choose one, it would be hating to lose.

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