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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brandon Johnson, DB, Tulsa University

Brandon Johnson the versatile defensive back from Tulsa University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Brandon Johnson
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 185
  • Position: CB, FS
  • College: Tulsa University
  • Twitter: Officialbj_4

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

• My hometown is Dallas, Tx and with that being home for me I just love to come see my loved ones

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

• Strength and Conditioning, film study, and practice. I say strength and conditioning first because without being in shape or strong you won’t be able to perform on the field. Next is film study, you have to be a student of the game & must know your opponent at all times. Last is practice, that’s where you exceed and better your game at mentally & physically.  

What do you worry about, and why?

•  I try not to worry about things, im young and with that strength of God anything is possible

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

•  I failed my history class in junior college, and I really needed this class to graduate. So I started talking to my professor everyday, setting up ways my professor could assist me with the course. After my second time taking the course I passed with a 88

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

•  Tackling, my teammates always say I form tackle alot

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

• James Proche

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

•  Sports agency

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?

•  Tough question, but I would help a family member in this type of sitaution

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

•  Mike Epps, he is one of funniest comedian out there in today’s world

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

•   My biggest adversity was not being able to attend a division 1 school straight out of high school. I wasnt a qualifier, so I went to a Junior College for 2 years. Then I was able to trasfer to Tulsa University

What is your most embarrassing moment?

•  I was presenting a power point infront of the class, and out of no where I started sweating hard

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

•  During the first quarter of the 2019 football season, I had a 4th down stop against Michigan State

What song best describes your work ethic?

•  Grinding All My Life by Nispey Hussle

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

•   Can play CB, slot CB or High Saftey

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

•  Kobe Bryant, becuase he was a motivatonal, inflential speaker

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

•  Tropics

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

•  Kansas City Wr Mecole Hardman, I watched him since his college days

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

•  I rather be respected, it takes you far in life

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

•  Antonio Brown, becuase he had everything going right for himself and just like that it can be taken away

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

• As much as I love to win, I hate losing way more

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

•  My older brother, he is entering the 2020NFL draft as well. But I been influenced by him every since we was kids, he motivates me on and off the field

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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