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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Qua Brown, DB, Southern Illinois University

Qua Brown Southern Illinois
I am a huge fan of Qua Brown the versatile defensive back from Southern Illinois University. I recently sat down with Qua for this 2021 Prospect Interview.
  • Name: Qua Brown
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 203 lbs
  • Position: Safety 
  • College: Southern Illinois University
  • Twitter: @quabrown_

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Rachel’s Wing Shack

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • GRIT! Hustle, Passion, and Perseverance

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

  • Invest 60% into commercial real estate and use the remaining 40% to buy things for myself and my family. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • I wouldn’t necessarily say it’s my biggest failure, but not being physically/mentally prepared as an incoming freshman, which led to me having to redshirt.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My work-ethic, passion, and drive to win!

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • One of my best friends, Bryce Notree. When he sets his mind on a personal goal, he does everything in his mite to achieve it. 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • My teammates, friends, and coaches often call me “Quavo”…. another one I go by is “Quatro”

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

  • I majored in Sports Administration. If football doesn’t work out, I’d like to label myself as an Entrepreneur. I’d be involved in real estate, sports, and business. 

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Visiting Europe last summer

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Juice WRLD – Lean Wit Me

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

  • Either Denzel Washington or Leonardo DiCaprio 

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • DALLAS COWBOYS

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

  • “Will laugh excessively at whatever I find funny”

What is your biggest fear? 

  • Being average 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Byron Jones

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • I like to watch highlights of all of my favorite DB’s, go out on the field and go through the basic DB drills to see just how I’m feeling that day, go back in the locker room and listen to my favorite songs, then look over the scouting report and any last notes before taking the field. 

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Do you have any hobbies? 

  • Gaming, working out, watch movies, and traveling 

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

  • I would say a mix of Brian Dawkins and Tyrann Mathieu

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

  • My mother. The sacrifices she’s made throughout my life to ensure I had everything I needed to succeed Is just something I’ll never be able to repay her for.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My family and the constant support from my town/region

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