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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jacob Cameron, OL, Husson University

Jacob Cameron the mauling offensive lineman from Husson University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

Name: Jacob Cameron
Position: Offensive Line
College: Husson University
Height: 6’3
Weight: 315
Twitter: @jcam_77
Instagram: @jcam_77

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft?

My work ethic and hunger to improve. I take pride in working on my craft to become a better player.  In addition to this, I have played every position on the line which has added versatility to my game.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I have been interested in football as long as I can remember. I remember watching football on Sunday’s and collecting as many football cards as I could. My friends and I were always throwing the football around and playing in the yard when we would hang out growing up. 

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

I have experience playing all positions on the line and am willing to accept any role to help the team. 

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

I would donate to the Wounded Warriors Project. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Never be satisfied with where you’re at. There is always someone working hard to take your spot or do your job better than you. Becoming satisfied or complacent with where you’re at is never a good thing. There is always room for improvement. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

Both of my grandfathers. I learned a lot about becoming a man from them, as well as a lot about all different sports. 

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

My teammate Kaleb Caron. He works hard, plays hard, and leads by example. He plays middle linebacker for us and always makes the big plays when we need it. He’s a great teammate and player. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

When people talk during movies or tv shows.

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

Coming out of high school I did not have the grades to get into college, so I chose the prep school route for a post graduate year. I suffered a shoulder injury and thought my playing days would be over based on the recruiting basically ending. Thankfully I stayed determined and worked hard to get back on the field, and Husson gave me the opportunity to play. 

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

Husson is a really special place and has a real family feel to it. Professors, coaches, trainers and other faculty show that they care about your success as well as you as a person. From a football standpoint, our team has a strong brotherhood. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

Trail mix or fruit snacks. 

What is the funnest part of football? 

60 minutes of battling with your brothers and having each other’s backs. No better feeling than coming out on top. As an offensive lineman, dominating the line of scrimmage is always fun.

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

If a team takes a chance with me, they will be getting a hard working, hungry player who is ready to take on any challenge or role to make my team better. 

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

I would have to say Tyron Smith of the cowboys. He plays with physicality and finesse. I watch a lot of his film and try add pieces of his game to my game. 

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

Tyron Smith, Taylor Lewan, and Larry Allen. They’re 3 of my favorite football players of all time, and 3 great offensive lineman I would love to meet and talk football with. 

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 [email protected]

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