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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Stephen Benson Jr., DB, Culver Stockton

Stephen Benson Jr. Culver Stockton
Culver Stockton defensive back Stephen Benson Jr. recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

• Name: Stephen Benson
• Height: 5’9
• Weight: 192
• Position: SS/Nickel
• College: Culver Stockton
• Twitter: @StephenJrrr

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Longhorn Steakhouse

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• I’m always around the ball, playmaker, can play different positions 

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

• Help my Dad’s country (Liberia)

What has been your biggest failure?

• Losing state game in High School

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Hard worker, love to win and know when to have fun 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Hardest working teammate is our DT Julian Pittman Jr

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Siblings call me Stevie

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

• My major is Sports Management, I want to be a coach if NFL doesn’t workout

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What is your coolest life moment?

• Coolest life moment is seeing LeBron James passing Michael Jordan in scoring in person 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Song I’d sing would be Ballin’ by Young jersey n Lil Wayne

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

• Any actor I’d pick Marlon Waynes

Who is your favorite football team?

• My favorite football team is the KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

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

• WARNING: Be aware he talks a lot of trash❗️

What is your biggest fear?

• Biggest fear is losing my dad

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Most underrated player is Chris Harris Jr

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• Game day I get up shower listen to music stretch put everything on then put my cologne on

Do you have any hobbies?

• My hobbies are just video games and workout

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

• Somebody I would compare myself to is Tyrann Mathieu 

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

• Biggest influence is my dad because he’s been a single dad for awhile put me in when I was 7 even though his sport is Soccer being from Africa. Always made sure I had everything I wanted

What motivates you to work hard?

• Just playing football motivates me to work because I love football more than anything in this world. 

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