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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brandon Wright, DB, Midland University

Brandon Wright the standout defensive back from Midland University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Brandon Wright  
  • Position: Defensive Back
  • College: Midland University  
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 175
  • Twitter: @Wrightisland
  • Instagram: Yolo_Bwright

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

I have great length decent size I’m fast and can hit like a strong safety and make great open field tackles. After the season ended had a one on one conversation with my Head Coach here at Midland University Coach Jamrog and he goes on to say “no doubt that I’m a good Defensive Back but what stood out to him the most about me is he sees I’m not afraid to hit and make great tackles for the team” nobody expect Corners to really come up and hit all we known for is to lockdown people but when you can come up and get there like a linebacker that’s scary

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

6 years old is actually when I first started playing Pop Warner football

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

When I have to get something done I give my all in everything whether  it’s football related or not

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

Lupus Foundation of America

What is the best advice you have ever received?

I would have to say the best advice I’ve received came from my grandfather “he would always tell us school is imperative so we need to further our education so our heads aren’t empty .”

Who was your childhood hero?

God and My Mother Valencia Saunders Jackson

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

Vincent Lewis “Aka” Future

What is your biggest pet peeve?

When people talk over me when I am trying to think

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

Being away from my immediate family and some of my closest friends to further my education

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

Midland University gave me a better opportunity to further my football career while also providing me with one of the best Criminal justice programs to major in  

What is your favorite snack food?

Hershey cookies and cream bars

What is the best part of football?

The endless opportunity that it provides me with  

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

If you want a hardworking, over achieving Defensive Back who always comes prepared to win, I’m your guy

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

Jaire Zakar Alexander

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

Eric Thomas, My Grandfather, My Grandmother and why is because each one of them can give me the wisdom, the guidance I need to be successful in life and also the knowledge I need about Jesus Christ  

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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