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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brandon Benson, S, Bucknell University

Brandon Benson
Brandon Benson the playmakng safety from Bucknell University recenty sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Brandon Benson
  • Height: 6 ft
  • Weight: 210 lbs
  • Position: Safety
  • College: Bucknell University
  • Twitter: @b_benson17

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Padrinos

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • Athletic safety with great ball instincts that plays extremely well in the box

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

  • Buy a house

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • Enrolling in an Econometrics class that I eventually dropped without penalty

What do your teammates say is your best quality? 

  • Leadership (voted as a 2020 team captain)

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team? 

  • Rick Mottram

Have you ever had a nickname?  What is it?

  • Yes, They call me B

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

  • Political Science with a minor in Economics.  My dream job would be to become a Division 1 FBS football coach

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What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Getting a college scholarship

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Untouchable by NBA Youngboy

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

  • Micheal B Jordon

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • Philadelphia Eagles

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

  • Stay out of my way

What is your biggest fear? 

  • High places 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Derwin James

Take us through game day, how do you prepare? 

  • My pregame meal is like any other day, get to the stadium early, walk around the field to warm-up and stretch, hang out with my teammates for a little bit, listen to my hype music, and GET FOCUSED!

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • Playing XBOX, exercising, and watching movies

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

  • Jamal Adams

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

  • My parents because they always push me to do my best in school and sports.  Furthermore, they provide a good example of what it is to work hard to have things that are important in life

What motivates you to work hard? 

  • My drive to win and obtain goals

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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