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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Julian Allen, TE, Southern Mississippi

What is your name?

Julian Allen

What is your Height/Weight?

6”3 245

What is your position?

Tightend

Where do you play college football?

Southern Miss

Where are you from?

Philadelphia PA.

Who is your role model, and why?

Both of my parents because they have always done whatever it took to provide for my siblings and myself and also taught me many valuable lessons to carry on with me throughout my life.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mr. Heinze

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Jihad WardWho is the most underrated player on your team

Allenzae Staggers

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

Dreams and Nightmares Meek Mill

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

Jordan Reed because we are around the same size and I feel we both have the ability to stretch the field but also can put our hand in the ground and block as well.

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

Having to take the JuCo route out of high school. I overcame by getting good grades and eventually earning scholarships at the D1 Level.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Have music on blast, go through my own stretch routine, and catch some passes from my QB

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Catching a 18 yard TD in my first D1 college game against Kentucky that helped put my squad within 35-31 which led to a big time win.

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

I have been blessed with many opportunities to visit a few children’s hospitals through out my college career and have always enjoyed spending time with the kids.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Philadelphia Eagles

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

Just my whole family because I don’t get to spend much time with them.

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