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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Mohamed Amen, LS, Ferris State

Mohamed Amen the standout long snapper from Ferris State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Mohamed Amen the standout long snapper from Ferris State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Mohamad Amen 
  • Position: Long snapper 
  • College: Ferris State 
  • Height: 6’2 
  • Weight: 225 
  • Twitter: Amen3407
  • Instagram: Mohamad_Amen34

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?

I feel my athleticism puts me up there with some of the best and my linebacker back round makes me a weapon after snaps

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

6 or 7 years old 

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

My athleticism can add me as a weapon downfield on punts and I’m raw so I have a lot more room to grow 

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

Finding a cure for cancer 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Stick with it no matter how crazy or impossible your dream feels 

Who was your childhood hero?

My older brother 

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

Jordan Jones 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Unreliable people 

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

The struggling mindset of being a student-athlete away from family when things weren’t going great

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

It’s a winning place, all sports in that place know how to win 

What is your favorite snack food?


What is the best part of football?

Being able to compete at a high level and winning big games 

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

I’m a guy who will make each unit im on better no matter what has to be done 

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

Luke Rhodes, because of the fact we were both college linebackers and have a desire for working out 

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

Honestly, any 3 family members because surrounding yourself with good company will keep a positive mindset 

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