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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Noah Johnson, QB, University of South Florida

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Former Alcorn State quarterback Noah Johnson transferred to the University of South Florida for his final year, and he recently joined NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot for this interview.
  • Name: Noah Johnson 
  • Position: QB/WR
  • College: Alcorn State University / University of South Florida
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 201
  • Twitter: @NoahJ813

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

  • Yes, I truly feel I am a huge underdog in this draft. Given the amount of success, I had in college. I truly feel my name should be brought up a lot more.

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

  • I am a winner hard worker and a great guy to have in your locker. 

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

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • Kobe Bryant 

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

  • Xavier Weaver

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • People who smack when they eat. Makes me cringe.

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

  • Having to overcome a total AC joint separation in my throwing shoulder coming off my best year of college football.

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

  • Alcorn is special to me because of the lifelong relationships I built while I was there. South Florida is special to me because I grew up in Tampa rooting for the bulls going to the games so being able to play for them was truly special.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • My Grandma’s cinnamon toast.

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

  • I am motivated and I am passionate about my work.

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

  • Russell Wilson 

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

  1. Kobe Bryant – Childhood Hero
  2. Russell Wilson – Favorite QB, he’s a family man good head on his shoulders. I would love to pick his brain.
  3. Zendaya – Crush

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