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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brian Brown, WR, University of Richmond


Richmond Spiders wide out Brian Brown is a big target with great hands
Richmond Spiders wide out Brian Brown is a big target with great hands

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 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 to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Brian Brown

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 197

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Richmond

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

Spoke at a summer day camp for kids

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

Capstone, 400 level Sociology

Where are you from?

Richmond, VA

Who is your role model, and why?

Mother, makes me feel like I can do anything possible

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes basketball and baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

Attention to detail

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

Corner techniques, safety play in the run game

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Dean Marlowe

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

Doug Baldwin, similar size

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Stretch, finish my playlist on the same song

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

Catching in traffic

What is your biggest strength?


What is your biggest weakness?

Understanding hots off of blitzing defenders

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

Team player, no problems off the field, I take coaching very well, get a long with everyone.

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

Sean Taylor, Redskins

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

Lebron James, Chad Ochocinco, Kevin Hart

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?


Rapid Answers:

  • Who will win the Super Bowl? Patriots
  • Whose better Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?
  • Better Running Back Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders?
  • Better safety Eric Weddle or Ed Reed?
  • Better linebacker Ray Lewis or Luke Kuechly?


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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