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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brady Davis, QB, Illinois State University

Brady Davis Illinois State
Brady Davis the NFL caliber gunslinging quarterback from Illinois State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Brady Davis 
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 220
  • Position: QB
  • College: Illinois State
  • Twitter: @BradyDavis10

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Hucks Place, Columbus, Ms

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • The ability to really push the ball down the field. 

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

  • Invest a large portion & buy a few cool things immediately 

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • Either losing the Semifinals Sr year in Mississippi or missing the playoffs in 18’

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • I’ve heard I’m funny, I try to be in a good mood all the time and keep everyone laughing

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • We have several worth noting.. a young WR Taylor Grimes is a guy I put a lot of extra work in with. 

Brady Davis has his film broke down by us at NFL Draft Diamonds, Check it out!

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Everyone called me BD when I was at u of Memphis 

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

  • Sports and leisure management. I would love to own a training facility in a big city training all athletes as well as QB specific stuff

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Getting Married #1 , working at the Manning passing academy last year was awesome as well. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • I don’t think I could sing at Karaoke night 

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking? 

  • I’ll go Keanu Reeves since I’ve been called Shane Falco numerous times. 

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • ISU Redbirds 

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • Haha, that’s a good question I’m not sure 

What is your biggest fear? 

  • • Claustrophobia

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Anthony Miller, Tony Pollard, Spencer Schnell, Genard Avery

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • Wake up go through the meals and meetings. Arrive in my suit, go get ankles taped in slacks, get changed in some shorts go throw it around with a few guys. go in get dressed and begin pre-game nothing extra really 

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • I enjoy playing Gold, Basketball 

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

  • I’ll say Garoppolo. FCS ties and similar playing styles 

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

  • My Grandad has always influenced me to be positive and always work hard for everything. 

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My greatest motivation currently is my teammates, current coaches, and making sure I’m the best version of myself so we can win every Saturday. I can also always think back to former coaches, media, whoever else that said or insinuated I wasn’t good enough. That’ll always make me push a little harder.  

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