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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jarell White, LB/SS, University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Jarell White NFL Draft Prospect
Jarell White the versatile linebacker/rover from the University of Cincinnati recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jarell White
  • Position: LB/SS
  • College: University of Cincinnati 
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight: 202
  • Twitter: @8TooHard

Right now, people are not talking about you the way I feel they should. Do you feel you are an underdog? 

  • I do feel that I am a underdog. I know that my film speaks for me and my production shows it as well. 

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you? 

  • I am very versatile, I can play multiple positions as well. I am also capable of playing a role in every special team unit.  

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

  • Breast Cancer Awareness
Jarell White joined That Sports Guy’s Podcast

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My dad

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

  • Desmond Ridder, QB

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Ticking on tables

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • In high school, I transferred from a public school to a private school. It gave me an opportunity to understand how important education and having great character are in life. 
Jarell White Highlights

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you? 

  • The people that work for the University all care about you and getting your education. It’s special to me because I am from the city of Cincinnati, and I am proud to be part of the alumni. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Chips, Hot Cheetos

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • A guy who is versatile and very productive on the field. 

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  • Jamal Adams 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  • Deion Sanders, Ray Lewis, Jamal Adams. Throughout my years of playing football, I always looked up to a couple of players and taking in some of their play styles

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