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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Denzel Bradford, DL, Wayland Baptist University

What is your name? 

Denzel Bradford

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’2 315

What is your position? 

Defensive Lineman

Where do you play college football? 

Wayland Baptist University

Where are you from? 

Huntsville, Texas

Who is your role model, and why? 

My parents because they taught me to never give up regardless of how hard life gets

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mr. McCall my High School History teacher

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Boxing and Basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Malcolm Brown (Patriots Defensive Lineman)

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Caleb O’Conner

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life? 

Untouchable by NBA Youngboy

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

Tom Johnson, we have really similar playing styles, and we both have a really good sense for the ball defensively

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

Losing one of my “Brothers” was the hardest part of my life. I just gave it to God and let him lead me to comfort.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Pray and get my mind right

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My first play back during my Senior season, I got a strip sack on the very first defensive play

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Go to the Elementary schools and speak to the kids and create a bond with those kids who feel left out

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

Seattle Seahawks

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

Christian Champine, Ray Lewis, and JJ Watt

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