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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ernest Owens, QB, Oklahoma Baptist University

Ernest Owens is a freaky fast quarterback with a good arm
Ernest Owens is a freaky fast quarterback with a good arm

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?

Ernest Owens 

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2″ 180 

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Oklahoma Baptist University 

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

Bought a homeless McDonald’s after the Baltimore riots over Freddie Gray.

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


Where are you from? 


Who is your role model, and why? 

My Mother, she taught me the value of hard work.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball and Baseball

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Wide receiver

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My speed, quickness, and field vision

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

Opponent’s weaknesses

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Harding University, They were #8 in the nation this past year.

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

Teddy Bridgewater. Because we can both throw with accuracy but I can run much faster.

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

Cutting off my social life to be a better football player.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Read 1 bible verse

ernest 2As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

Exposure to the pro scouts and media.

What is your biggest strength? 


What is your biggest weakness? 

I have none what so ever

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

I will guarantee you I will give you a 110% on and off the field everyday and I will do my best to help the team win.

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

Deion Sanders was my favorite because he is a multi-sport athlete like me.

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

Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr., and Jackie Robinson

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

A big house.

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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