NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Jones, TE, University of Texas San Antonio
NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Texas San Antonio (UTSA)
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
Giving back and helping with habitat for humanity for my community
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Graduate level financial management
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My mother. Definition of a hard worker, and a selfless person
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I played AAU and high school basketball
Did you play any other positions in football?
Originally signed to play WR. Also played linebacker and safety
At your position, what separates you from others?
What separates me from other’s is my passion for the game and my versatility to play multiple positions and special teams.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
I look for player tendencies, blitz and coverage tendencies, as well as defensive fronts
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Myles Garrett Texas A&M
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Do 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 a selfless hard-working teammate who never places myself over the team. Capable of playing multiple positions and the game means everything to me.
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?
Jesus Christ, Barack Obama, and MLK.
What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?
Probably a small gift of appreciation to my parents.