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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Terence Olds, RB, Southern Nazarene University


Terence Olds of SNU is a hard runner that gets the job done.
Terence Olds of SNU is a hard runner that gets the job done.

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? 

Terence Olds

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’0 225

What is your position? 


Where do you play college football? 

Southern Nazarene

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


I went to Haiti when I was at OU and we went over there to help build houses.

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


Where are you from? 

Spencer, Ok

Who is your role model, and why? 


Adrian Peterson because I love the way he carry his self as a football player and person. I have met Adrian Peterson and he is a wonderful guy his play speak for it self. Ray Lewis is my other role model because he has this no man will be able to stop me attitude and I love it.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 



Did you play any other positions in football? 


On or off the field no other player is willing to give up what I am willing to give up.

At your position, what separates you from others? 


When I look at film I look for players bad habits, see what they do well and beat it, and if they are disciplined in their position.

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


When I look at film I look for players bad habits, see what they do well and beat it, and if they are disciplined in their position.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 


Cory Nelson

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


Adrian Peterson because we given a chance your defense will pay for its mistakes. We both have good vision and we both are powerful. There is no quit in us at all and we both mentally strong.

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


The biggest obstacle I had to face is walking on to OU it was not easy walking on either they made me go through hell. I just stayed in the fight and keep improving on what they wanted me to do and eventually. They gave me a chance because I didn’t quit and I was getting ahead extra work away from football is what put me ahead to get that shot.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 


No not really expect just bunch of prayers.

What is your biggest strength? 


Mentally Tough

What is your biggest weakness? 


Feet Work could be better.

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


I will do whatever I have to do to improve in any aspect you feel necessary. I might not wasn’t the top scout coming in, but none of those players are willing to sacrifice what I am willing to sacrifice. I have something that beat on my chest that is not shirt form and it is not made from this earth. I am not made of this earth come from a place that is far greater. If i do not know I will learn it, if I am to weak I’ll get stronger, if I am not fast enough I’ll get faster nothing that I can control will stop me.

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


Deon Sanders and Dallas Cowboys and Panthers.

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


Ray Lewis, Bernie Mac, and Obama. 

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

A dependable car will be the first thing

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