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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Mike-o Bonam, WR, Livingstone College

Mike-o Bonam the physical wide receiver from Livingstone College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Mike-o Bonam 
  • Position: Wide Reciever 
  • College: livingstone 
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 208
  • Instagram: @mikeobonam

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

  • I am  versatile, I play inside and outside reciever. I carry a good speed and I know how to find  open spaces in the defense.

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

  • I was seventeen it was my senior year of high school.

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

  • I believe hard work will pay off even if it take time.

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

  • After school programs in low income areas, because I came from a single parent house hold in a low income area and I  was blessed and lucky enough for sports to help me get out and give me an opportunity.

What is the best advice you have ever received?  

  • There is always someone looking up to you do lead by example.-  Coach Denzel Burney 

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My mom 

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

  • I feel like the O-line don’t get enough love, people have to understand they are in the trenches the whole game and they really don’t get much credit for it. 

What is your biggest pet peeve?  

  • When people say and don’t do what they say.

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

  • I would have to say the journey from juco to now knowing that I could take my mom out the struggle and let her enjoy life for what it really is. So everyday I face that adversity.

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

  • I love this school because there is so much history here. It’s not the biggest school but it bring a lot of hungry athletes.

What is your favorite snack food?

  • Oreo’s 

What is the best part of football?

  • To me it’s catching the ball, it’s like the world is on pause while the ball is in the air and the only thing that is moving is me and the ball.

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

  • I’m one of a kind you can’t buy this no where else.

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

  • I would say A.J brown because, he is a big body Reciever with good speed, he also have good routes and he came beat you underneath and over the top and I feel like my game is most relatable to his. 

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

  • Kobe Bryant , Chad Ocho Cinco Johnson , Terrell Owens. I would love to hear about there journey and how they got to where they got. Also I want talk chad Johnson more about Ocho VS Science .

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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