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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Anthony Johnson, LB, Texas Southern

What is your name? 

Anthony Johnson

What is your Height/Weight? 6’4 240

What is your position? 


Where do you play college football? 

Texas Southern university

Where are you from? 

Miami, FL (Da crib)

Who is your role model, and why? 

My grandmother or Mother

Who was your favorite teacher?

All my P.E teachers

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball and Track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?  Honestly nobody

Who is the most underrated player on your team? 

ME I have that underdog mindset 

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


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

BRUCE IRVIN remind me of myself both played safety both got move to OLB/END both took the juco route a lot of similarities

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

I’ve let it be known going to Cali and playing juco ball was one of the toughest things i ever did in life not to go into much details but ask anyone at a juco in cali and they will tell you only the strong survive

Do you have any pre-game rituals? Not really 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career? Dont have any specifically just being blessed to play the game is enough for me  

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

Well i just try to be a good person  in general so probably just being a great listener and helping people with everyday life problems that  goes further in life for some people then most would think

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

Miami Dolphins

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

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