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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jaypee Philbert Jr, OL, Arkansas State

What is your name?

Jaypee Philbert Jr

What is your Height/Weight?

6’5 320lbs

What is your position?

OT/OG

Where do you play college football?

Arkansas State University senior year/ Iowa State Junior and sophomore year. Played at both schools

Where are you from?

Atlanta, Georgia

Who is your role model, and why?

My Dad, because he taught me how to learn from my mistakes, and how to become a man

Who was your favorite teacher?

Dr.Persell Arkansas State

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Other sport: Baseball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Toughest player Charles Tapper @ OU

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Kyle Wilson most underrated at Arkansas State

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Meek Mill – Dreams and Nightmares

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

Compared to Trent Williams, I play like a dog and I refuse to let up a sack, and I play with a swag

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Obstacle: Getting suspended from Iowa state, really hurt me deeply, but I was able to regain focus, graduate, and then transfer to Arkansas state. During this time, I never gave up on my self and I kept my integrity.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pregame: Call my grandmother, and pray with her on the phone

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Favorite play. Wr Screenplay at Arkansas State, when I pulled and killed a DB on live tv

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Coolest thing off the field: visiting the hospital every Friday before games at Iowa state to talk and play with disable children

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Favorite team growing up: The Falcons

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Dinner with 3 people: Martin Luther King, Jesus, and Michael Jordan

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