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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Swindall, WR, Utah State University

Utah State wide out Brandon Swindall is a big wide out with great hands
Utah State wide out Brandon Swindall is a big wide out with great hands

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?

Brandon Swindall

What is your Height/Weight?

6’4 214

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Utah State

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

I did a lot of football camps for kids and women

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

Athletic injuries 

Where are you from?

Oklahoma City

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother. Hardest worker I know 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and football

Did you play any other positions in football?

Cornerback and safety in high school 

At your position, what separates you from others?

Knowledge of the game

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

Coverages on every down and distance, secondary tendencies. 

Brandon SwindalWho was the toughest player you ever faced?

Josh Shaw

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

Larry Fitzgerald, physical in the run game and attacks the ball when it is in the air.

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

I tore my Achilles. I kept faith in the lord and worked hard every single day. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I listen to Fried Day by Bizzy Bone right before I’m about to head out.

What is your biggest strength?

My blocking and attacking the ball when in the air.

What is your biggest weakness?


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

I compete every second I am on the field 

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

Randy Moss

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

God, Ray Lewis and Will Smith 

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

A USED vehicle 

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats? 

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