NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Powell, WR, University of Florida
What is your name?
My name is Brandon Powell
What is your Height/Weight?
I am 5’8 185.
What is your position?
I play RB and WR
Where do you play college football?
played college ball at The University of Florida.
Where are you from?
I am from Deerfield Beach, FL.
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is my grandma because she works hard at everything she does and makes things work regardless of the situation she’s in.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My favorite teacher was my middle school teacher Mrs. Brunette.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I played basketball throughout middle school and also played baseball as a little kid.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
The toughest player I ever faced was Jalen Ramsey my freshman year.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
The most underrated player on my team Freddie Swain.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
“Slide” by Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean and Migos was my go-to song for every game.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I would compare myself to Darren Sproles because he can line up in the backfield and run the ball and catch out the backfield and do special teams.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
The biggest obstacle I’ve had to face in life is trying to make sure my family is taken care of and I am still trying to accomplish that.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
The most memorable play of my career had to be sealing the game-winning block for Callaway in the Tennessee game my junior year.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
The coolest thing I’ve done off the field was given these veterans who were stationed out in California my game gloves and cleats being that they were big gator fans and were protecting our country.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
My favorite NFL team growing up was the Miami Dolphins.