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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: James Ceasar Jr., CB, Ferris State University

James Ceasar Jr. Ferris State
James Ceasar Jr. the feisty cornerback from Ferris State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. (Photo Credit Kevin McDermott)
  • Name: James Ceasar Jr
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 190
  • Position: CB/Nickel
  • College: Ferris State University
  • Twitter: @2live_33

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Coney Island

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • The biggest thing that will stand out in my film is playmaking ability. As a corner, I am very active in the run game and tackles well in space. I am always around the ball whether I make the play or not.

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

  • I would set some money aside to invest and also put some in my savings account.  I will use the rest to do something nice for my family.

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • My biggest failure was having to leave Southern Illinois due to violating team rules.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My passion and love for the game that I bring every day help bring the best out of my teammates. Leads by example but vocal when needed.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Whole Defensive Back Group (ChainGang)

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Cease, Sauce, 2Live

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

  • Business Administration, I have aspirations of opening my own training facility and expand to one of the more popular facilities like Exos, MJP, IMG, and etc.

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Being able to come back home from school and spend time with my Dad before he passed away from cancer two years ago.

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Gunna ft. Young Thug- Far

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

  • Jamie Foxx

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • I don’t have a specific team, I just like to watch good football and see great athletes compete.

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

  • “Object more dangerous than it appears“

What is your biggest fear? 

  • Feeling like I let my family and myself down.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Desmond King

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • Wake up and say my gameday prayer, shower, pregame breakfast with the team, bulldog walk with the team, a phone call with my mom while getting taped and ready,  watch Tyrann Mathieu and Deion Sanders highlights before pregame warmups, go through pregame warmup on the field, back in the locker room, last-minute film, team prayer then it’s GO TIME!

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • Cooking

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

  • Jourdan Lewis and Desmond King, they both are smaller corners who transitioned to nickel corners after college. Jourdan has great feet and technique and is good in man to man coverage. Desmond is a playmaker who is always around the ball in both the run and passing game and has ELITE ball skills. 

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

  • My mom, since I can remember my mom has continuously worked her hardest to make sure my sisters and I had everything we needed. Seeing her work 2 and 3 jobs instilled that hard-working trait in me at an early age. Ever since my dad passed away our relationship has grown even stronger and she keeps me at peace with all the things I am experiencing.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • Seeing my dad fight for his life for months after being diagnosed with cancer. He never complained about anything, he kept a smile on his face and continued to fight every day. I told myself that no pain that I experience will compare to the pain he was enduring.

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