NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Avery Ford, CB, Lindsey Wilson College
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What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
5’11 – 175
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Lindsey Wilson College
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
The coolest thing I have done is going on a month long inter-city mission trip in Los Angles California
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
Michael Sylvester (the director of the mission trip) because he has helped teach me what it looks like to be an athlete that is on fire for God and compete to complete to the best of my ability.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Yes, Basketball and I ran track.
Did you play any other positions in football?
At your position, what separates you from others?
The way I complete for the ball
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
I look for a lot of thing, how he releases off the ball, if he puts the ball away after he catches it, what is his most successful routes…
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
I cannot recall.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Josh Norman because of how he makes plays on the ball.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Growing up without a father and trying to learn what it is to become a man. I am still learning that but I have overcome the struggle that come with it by surrounding myself with strong fathers.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
No not really
What is your biggest strength?
My athleticism and my fight
What is your biggest weakness?
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I am at guy that makes plays and always looking to make the TEAM better.
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My dad, Ed Reed, and Jesus
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
I would support a handful of people who want to go on a mission trip.
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