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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Edward King, MLB, Charleston Southern University

Edward King
Charleston Southern University middle linebacker Edward King recently sat down with Damond Talbot the owner of NFL Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Edward King
  • Height: 6”1
  • Weight: 238
  • Position: MLB
  • College: Charleston Southern University 
  • Twitter: @KingMeKing12

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Snappers, if you ever in Broward County make sure you stop by. 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • Instincts and nose for the ball 

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

  • First things first, I would start up the training business that I have been plotting on for a little over a few years. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • The biggest failure would have to be not winning State championship my senior year in high school. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Having good football instincts to play fast and to make plays all over the field. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • “You’re Real” – Justin McIntire 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Outside of me? It would have to be between Jarrod Stanley and Shaundre Mims  

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Eddie Kane 

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

  • Physical Education and my dream job are to be a College position coach. 

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What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Coolest life moment would have to be graduating College for I am the first College Graduate in my family. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Easily, Lovers and Friends – Lil Jon 

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

  • Will Smith

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • Baltimore Ravens 

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

  • Warning: If im not turned up check on me. 

What is your biggest fear? 

  • Snakes, but on a more serious note Not being able to repay my parents for all their sacrifices. 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Defense: Anthony Walker LB for the Colts
  • Offense: Marquise Brown 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • Start my day with a hot shower, then I read my scripture of the day, then proceed with the itinerary, once we get to the stadium I get taped then head out to the field warm-up to get the blood flowing before we go out as a team, say a prayer before I head back in to get dressed and then Game Time. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • I Love to Eat so I love to Cook 

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

  • Anthony Walker 

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

  • My Dad, because he stepped into my life when i didn’t have a father and showed me how to be the man i am today and showed me that no matter how down you are, you can always bounce back. 

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My Story and my love for the game is what motivates me to work hard. 

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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