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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Bowman, DB, California University of PA

Jordan Bowman is all over the field for the Vulcans. He will punish you if you try to come across the middle
Jordan Bowman is all over the field for the Vulcans. He will punish you if you try to come across the middle

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?

Jordan Bowman

What is your Height/Weight?

6ft, 210 lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

California University of Pennsylvania  

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

This summer I went back and talked to my high school team about obstacles I faced in high school, and how I made it through them to where I am today.

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

Financial Accounting

Where are you from?

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Who is your role model, and why?

My Mom, because she works hard at supporting our family and is always so loving.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?

QB, WR, Corner,

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ability to make big plays, and flexibility to play anywhere on the field.

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

I look for route concepts that teams like to run and in what situations, and QB tendencies.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Nigel Barksdale, QB for Slippery Rock in 2013

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

I don’t feel as though I play like any one player in the NFL because I can play numerous different spots on the field. Interchangeable like a Troy Polamalu or Tyrann Mathieu.

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

I went through tough times in high school with my family, but I overcame it by trusting in God and knowing that better days were ahead.

bowmanDo you have any pre-game rituals?

I like taking a hot shower before showing up to the stadium.

What is your biggest strength?

My football intelligence and ball skills.

What is your biggest weakness?

Ball security, every time I catch an interception I like to hold it like Deion Sanders.

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

I’m the type of player that’s going to come to work every day and do whatever it takes to make myself and the team better. I will never be a distraction, and I will make big plays.

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

LaDainian Tomlinson and the San Diego Chargers

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

Kobe Bryant, Drake, and Walter Payton.

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

A big flat screen TV or projector.

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