NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: B.J. Clay, CB, Georgia State
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Gwinnett County, GA
Who is your role model, and why?
My girlfriend is my role model because she battles a lot of adversity and she is by far the strongest, and the most sincere person I know.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mrs. Hursey (My High School Biology teacher)
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Track and Basketball
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Robert Davis (Georgia State alum/ currently with Redskins)
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Something by Big K.R.I.T.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
It was very difficult when my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a family, we had to overcome it by a lot of prayer and laughter.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I called my parents on the bus on the way to each stadium, no matter what.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
I had an interception for a touchdown on Homecoming my Junior year.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Growing up, we used to feed the hungry every Thanksgiving and Christmas and that was an incredible experience.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Will Smith, Jay-Z and Ellen DeGeneres