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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Major Jordan, LB, Lafayette College

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Lafayette linebacker Major Jordan is a player with a huge heart. The kid’s motor does not stop.

• Name: Major Jordan
• Height: 6’1”
• Weight: 225 lbs
• Position: LB
• College: Lafayette College
• Twitter: @majorjordan42

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Black Diamond in Frackville PA, the wings are great!

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Instincts and dependability, every play I’m doing my job at the highest level I can to help the team win whether that is reading quickly and making a big play or fitting the correct gap for my teammates to make that play.

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

• I would definitely go buy a nice Mercedes Benz to cruise around in

What has been your biggest failure?

• My biggest failure was when I was playing football as a kid, I never had the experience to win a championship in the sport I truly loved. I won championships in every other sport but it seemed like the team and I can never pull through on a title no matter how close we were. I would be extremely frustrated but turned to realize as I got older that the failure of never winning a title made me want it more now. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Work ethic, whether it is a workout, practice, film, or a game. I am preparing with the same energy and approach. I am looking to dominate and win in every competition.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Quinn Revere WR, he is always trying to find a way to get a competitive edge and you can never keep him out of the weight room or off the field. 

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

• I am an Engineering major, my dream job would be a project manager for one of the top construction companies in the United States.

What is your coolest life moment?

• Being recognized as the NFF Schuylkill County Scholar-Athlete for my academic and athletic abilities and then later being recognized by the NFF as one of the top 15 high school scholar-athletes in the United States.

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Alabama- Dixieland Delight

Who is your favorite football team?

• Dallas Cowboys

What is your biggest fear?

• Extreme heights

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Matt Milano, LB from the Buffalo Bills

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• I listen to music to get in a mindset for the game. I stretch and roll out and get the body primed to attack the game.

Do you have any hobbies?

• Working out and hanging out with family and friends.

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

• Tyler Matakevich, his toughness, preparation, and his dependability to perform his job for the team. When he is called upon, he is fully prepared to do his job and 1/11th on the field to give the team the best opportunity to win.

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

• My family because they have been there for me my whole entire life whether it was sports or life in general. They have provided me with amazing opportunities to be able to succeed in life and I cannot thank them enough. 

What motivates you to work hard?

• Setting the bar and standard so high that it takes everything you got to achieve it. Having it at such a high standard makes me never satisfied and always hungry for more. The tank is never empty, and when it feels like it is, there is always a little bit more. 

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