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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Quincy Adams, CB, Naval Academy

Quincy Adams is a very solid cornerback prospect that has a knack for being around the ball
Quincy Adams is a very solid cornerback prospect that has a knack for being around the ball

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Quincy Adams

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 205 lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Naval Academy

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Held coaching camp for underprivileged kids who could not afford it otherwise.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Engineering in the Littoral Zone

Where are you from?

San Antonio, Texas 

Who is your role model, and why?

Brian Dawkins and David Robinson, both phenomenal aggressive Christian athletes because they played the sport with heart but with tremendous faith in the Lord.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and track

Did you play any other positions in football?

RB, Safety, OLB & nickel

At your position, what separates you from others?


When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

Absolutes, and tendencies in play calling by situation and formation. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Ezekiel Elliot 

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

Tyrann Mathieu, because he is an instinctive player who plays with great heart and effort. 

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

The death of my teammate after a football hit and overcame with it through my faith and strong support from my team.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen to music and run through the game plan in my head.

What is your biggest strength?


What is your biggest weakness?


If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

Quincy Adams is a player who knows what it takes to win and is willing to put the team’s success above his own. 

quincyWho was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Brian Dawkins 

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

Dan Daly, LT Michael Murphy, and My grandfather.

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A new car, reasonably priced

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats? Cats. They’re chill 

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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