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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jamal Marshall, DB, University of North Texas

Jamal Marshall of North Texas is a big boy with speed and power
Jamal Marshall of North Texas is a big boy with speed and power

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?

Jamal Marshall

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2/ 210

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?


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

Work the fireworks for Fourth of July in the city of Denton 

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


Where are you from?

Houston, TX

Who is your role model, and why?

Do not have one at this time of my life

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track and field 

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

Size with speed quickness combination 

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

Body movement giveaways 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Odell Beckham 

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

Charles Woodson 

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

Legal issues 

jamalDo you have any pre-game rituals?


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?

I’m the best athlete you’ve never seen work on my technique and ill be the best football player you ever witnessed 

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?

Bob Marley, Bill Gates, Davinci

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


Rapid Answers:

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

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