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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jonathan Timmons, OL, UNC Charlotte

Jonathan Timmons
University of North Carolina – Charlotte offensive lineman Jonathan Timmons is a big boy that recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jonathan Timmons
  • Height: 6’4
  • Weight:325
  • Position: OL
  • College: UNC Charlotte 
  • Twitter: @Jon_No_Wall

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Ching’s Hot Wings 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My ability to finish and play until the whistle blows. 

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

• Give back to my church back home. 

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not being able to win a conference championship.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My toughness 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Jaelin Fisher 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Jon Jon

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

• Sociology.  To coach, I want to pour my knowledge back into the youth of Memphis and show them that there’s a way out regardless of their circumstances. 

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What is your coolest life moment?

• Being able to play for team USA, It was an honor to play for my country and an honor to play alongside several NFL players in that game. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Boys II Men – I’ll make love to you 

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

• Anthony Anderson 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Dallas Cowboys 

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

• Be cautious, big Jon coming through. 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not being able to make my community proud of me.  

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

•  Ron Leary 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I pray first. After that, I usually go through my top 10-12 songs while I foam roll. I then go get taped and dressed. I then sit in my locker and vision my team dominating the game until it’s time to run out of the tunnel. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Playing basketball, shoe shopping, and playing video games. 

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

• Solomon Kindley

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

• My brother, he is a shining example of what it truly means to be a role model. He pushes me to limits I thought I couldn’t reach and never lets me settle for less. 

What motivates you to work hard?

• My city.  Memphis is near and dear to me because it made me, however, I have seen a lot of people not be able to make it because they became products of their environment and that always encourages me to filter myself out from the rest of the people who allowed that to be their downfall. 

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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