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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jarrod Mosby, WR, Averett University

Jarrod Mosby the speedy and elusive wide receiver from Averett University recently joined NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen.
  • Name: Jarrod Mosby
  • Position: WR
  • College: Averett University 
  • Height: 6′ 2″ 
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Twitter: @Rod_almightyyy

1.What are your favorite things about playing football for Averett?

My favorite thing about playing for Averett football is that, there are so many opportunities. The coaches motivated me since the beginning to reach my full potential and to be my best. Also playing with my teammates they also push me day in and day out.

2.If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Julio Jones because he is my favorite receiver. People would compare me to him because of the physical appearance and similar play styles on the field. Also to see how his journey was as an athlete and the steps he took to get him to where he’s at now.

3.What is your typical training routine?

As far as lifting I just go along with the training workouts that our strength coach designed for us as a team. On the field work I really try to focus on my footwork and routes. Being a bigger receiver details are everything. So everything has to be crisp and very well detailed. 

4.What type of energy do you bring onto the football field?

I feel like I bring a lot of energy but at the same time I try to keep a level head. I try not to get too high or too low. I let my play on the field boost the energy of the game. 

5.What sets you apart from other wide receivers?

I feel like I have all the skills necessary. But at the same time I don’t get complacent I still work on craft to get better and better.

6.What should we know about Jarrod Mosby the person?

I’m an open person. I like to be around people with my positive energy. Even throughout my life through good and bad situations I always try to see the brighter side of things. I’m not gonna say I’ve been through a lot in my life but I have been through things that have made me put a lot into perspective so it motivates me the be the best I can be on and off the field.

7.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

What made me want to be a football player is when I started out as a basketball player and didn’t transition over to football until high school. What impacted my transition was my brother Jermaine and my cousin Lorenzo. They put the thought in my mind about playing. So I started playing and fell in love with it ever since.

8.What are your favorite moments from your football life?

My favorite moments was actually recently. I broke the school’s records for TDs in a game and Most Yards in a game. It really impacted me because I have close people around that are going through things in their life and it made me realize that you can’t take things in life for granted. They wanted me to play for them and have a bigger purpose other than just putting on a jersey and playing. So that right there was a moment in my football life that made me realize how much more it is then just playing.

9.What is your favorite route and why?

My favorite route is a go route because corners mistake me for not being as fast as I am because of my size.

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

I’m a confident player, I’m not cocky, and a team player not worried about the individualism because when my chance come I’m going to make plays.

11.What do you love about the game of football?

I love the brotherhood that it comes with guys from different areas coming together and they turn into your brother. Also as far as the game I love the moments, I love making plays, and I love the inspiration that it comes with.

12.What are you looking forward to in the rest of your season?

I’m looking forward to go 1-0 every week and everyone having the same end goal in mind and that’s winning conference and then preparing for playoffs.

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