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?
De’Shawn Shaheim Jones
What is your Height/Weight?
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?
Mentoring and being a big brother to children. Thanksgiving food drives. Cleaning up campus. Community car washes
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My mother. She is the strongest person I know. Raised 5 kids by herself
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Did you play any other positions in football?
At your position, what separates you from others?
I run hard. My feet never stop moving. I’m a relentless runner. One man will not bring me down
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
I look for tip off on blitzes, linebacker and d-line tendencies. How specific defenders tackle so that I can have an idea of what move I can give them
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Adrian Peterson. He is a monster nobody runs like him. His feet stays moving. Speed, quickness, power. He has the total package
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?
Proving I can play with the players of the FBS.
What is your biggest strength?
Running the ball. Making plays
What is your biggest weakness?
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
Every time you call my number I will make the play without a doubt. I’m a leader
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
Adrian Peterson, Brett Farve, Brian Dawkins, Steve Smith. I’m a Packers & Bears fan
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My dad, My grandmother, & brother
With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?
Something for my kids
- 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?