NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ben Johnson, TE, Kansas
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
The University of Kansas
Where are you from?
Kansas City, Kansas
Who is your role model, and why?
My strength coach Coach Woodfin. He’s been my mentor and motivated me to be not only a good football player but I better man
Who was your favorite teacher?
My strength coach Ross Schwisow in HS
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Played everything; Soccer, basketball, track and field, even ping pong lol
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Ok State DE Emmanuel Ogbah
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?
Rich Homie Quan- Better watch what you saying
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Travis Kelce- not afraid to go up and get it
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Went through a lot Junior year- Football got me through it all and was my motivation to change my life.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Hurdling a K State player in rivalry this season
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I work with the developmentally disabled every week and help them with their jobs with the cottonwood organization.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Teddy Roosevelt, Johnny Cash, Eminem