NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Leonardo Myers Jr, LB, Savannah State University
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What is your name?
Leonardo Myers Jr.
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
ILB & OLB.
Where do you play college football?
2 years JUCO Monroe College 2 years Savannah State University.
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
Reaching out to high school players informing them about the high school recruiting process and the importance of going to college outside of sports.
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Personal Finance “time value of money”
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My Father, because even with his lack of education he still manage to set an example by showing me that in order to get what you want in life son you are going to have to work for it.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Did you play any other positions in football?
Played QB up until College
At your position, what separates you from others?
The ability of knowing the game from the offense side of the ball from being a Ga all-state QB, because at this level that I’m currently at everyone is talented physically.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
I look for offensive lineman tendencies for my run pass keys. Rather or not if they have a two back system or one back system, and if so whats the running back pro and cons.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Kevin White from Lackawanna College during my JUCO days who is currently playing for Chicago Bears
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Luke Kuechly, because we both have the ability of being a sideline to sideline linebacker & knowing the game mentally.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Other then growing up on poverty, I would say moving to New York after high school on my own to chase this dream. I had not choice but to learn how to survive on my on 16 hrs away from the closest family
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Prayer thanks the Lord himself for blessing me with the opportunity to be playing a game that’s brought and taught me so much in life.
What is your biggest strength?
Mentally ability of knowing them game from all three phases of the game.
What is your biggest weakness?
Wanting to do more then my 1 and 11
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
With choosing me a chance you would be getting someone that mentally and physically and welling to ready to contribute to your business on special teams and defense.
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
Tom Brady & New England.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Martian Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Barack Obama
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
A lot of Land out in Texas.