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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Matt Judon, DE, Grand Valley State University

GVSU defensive end Matt Judon will be in the NFL next year
GVSU defensive end Matt Judon will be in the NFL next year

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? 

Matthew Judon

What is your Height/Weight? 

6-4 265

What is your position? 

Defensive End

Where do you play college football? 

Grand Valley State University 

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

For the past 2 summers I have been a camp counselor at Camp Sunshine. It is a camp for mentally disabled kids and adults. 

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


Where are you from? 

Born in Baton Rouge, LA and grew up in West Bloomfield, Mi.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, backyard baseball, and eating competition (pie eating)

Did you play any other positions in football? 

In high school I was tight end and a center.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

Speed/my skill set

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


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

Football wise was tearing my ACL, and I overcame it by doing a lot of rehab and looking at the bigger picture. In my personal life, having a child when we not planning on it. I overcame this by the help of my family

Matt JudonDo you have any pre-game rituals? 

To eat and listen to music

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

I don’t feel like I have any, all I have to do is play football like I know how

What is your biggest strength? 

My smile 

What is your biggest weakness?

Pretty eyes, they get me every time.

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

I wont disappoint . 

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

Ricky Williams  

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

Well three people who are still alive, because having dinner with dead people would just be weird.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Taco Bell. I enjoy the taste.

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