Meet Our Team
Damond Talbot (@DamondTalbot) – Damond Talbot is the owner of @DraftDiamonds, and his ongoing mission for the site to help small school players. Talbot created the site in 2013, and it has grown massively since. Talbot is a #Billsmafia member, and has written a book called Prevailed which everyone should check out on Amazon!
Jimmy Williams (@draftguyjimmy) – Williams has been writing for Draft Diamonds for a very long time, and specializes in College Football interviews and mock drafts, the latest of which you can check out exclusively on NFLDraftDiamonds.com. Jimmy is a die hard Washington Football Team fan!
Scott Phillips (@scott_nfl) – Scott has joined NFL Draft Diamonds to assist with FBS scouting. He has aspirations to become an NFL scout, and has a super impressive resume. We are excited to add him to our team! Scott is from Ohio, and one of the best up and coming scouts in the business.
Craig Forrestal (@that_sports_guy) – Forrestal is a longtime Draft Diamonds writer who helps small school players via both interviews, and his “That Sports Guy’s Podcast ” on SRA Network. Forrestal also specializes in Fantasy Football, giving Draft Diamonds an exclusive Fantasy Football Rankings during the regular season.
Justin Berendzen @jrberendzen) – Berendzen is a long time writer for NFLDraftDiamonds, and does interviews with Damond Talbot with small school NFL draft prospects and free agents. Justin loves helping players and started on Draft Diamonds covering the XFL. He no longer has a favorite football team because the Rams left Saint Louis!
Steven Hamner (@QBspotlight) – Hamner is the account runner for QB Spotlight, and writes for Draft Diamonds by covering quarterback news and competitions amongst college football. His YouTube Channel is blowing up, you should go subscribe!
Jonathan Joyce (@jonathanjoyce17) – Joyce is a writer for Draft Diamonds who specializes in mock drafts each and every year, all of which can also be found exclusively on NFLDraftDiamonds.com.
Daniel Kelly (@danielkellybook) – Kelly is a writer for Draft Diamonds, and is also an author. Kelly’s book is called “Whatever it Takes: The true story of a fan making it into the NFL”, and is available at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Kelly is aspiring to be an NFL GM, and is a former scout for the New York Jets. Kelly is a die-hard Redskins fan.
David Van Nett (@coach_vannett) – Van Nett is a writer who is a former Pro Football Scout, and has 17 years of coaching experience. Van Nett does draft breakdowns with Draft Diamonds.
Jon-Michael Salter (@JonM_Salter) – Salter is a writer for both NflDraftDiamonds, and Inside the Iggles from FanSided Network. Salter also works in our scouting department. Salter also does interviews with college football prospects. Salter is an Eagles fan.
Joshua Shippen (@NFLHeads2020) – Joshua and his team at NFL Heads write for both NFL Draft Diamonds and ProSportsSX. NFL Heads work on Fantasy Football QB Index on our site as well as make weekly predictions.
Jesse Morse, MD (@DrJesseMorse) – Morse has been doing work with Draft Diamonds to help us understand and break down all of the injuries that happen around the NFL. Morse is a sports medicine specialist, and a medical correspondent. Morse is the Co-Owner of TheFantasyDoctors.com. Check out their YouTube Channel.
Selene Parekh, MD (@seleneparekhmd) – Parekh works with Morse as the Co-Owner of TheFantasyDoctors.com. Parekh is an orthopedic surgeon, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. Check out their YouTube Channel.
Justin Aaron Kelm (@JustinAaronUH91) – Justin has been a longtime contributor for Draft Diamonds. Justin reports on College Football news, and smaller professional football leagues. Justin is a Steelers fan.
Dustin Smith (@XDustinx1) – Smith is a newer addition to the team, he is a talented writer who writes about Alabama, Crimson Tide.
Christopher Smith (@ChrisSmithUSN) – Christopher is the owner of The Unfiltered Sports Network, and also scouts quarterbacks for NFL Draft Diamonds. He has some amazing breakdowns and in depth coverage of college football’s best gunslingers.
Matt Crisafulli (@crisafulli_8) – Adding a quarterback to the team is essential, and that is what we did by giving Matt a chance to showcase his quarterback breakdowns. Matt plays football at Bridgewater State University and has a great grasp of the game.