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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Azell Mitchell, OL, Tiffin University

What is your name?

Azell Mitchell

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 290

What is your position?

Offensive Lineman

Where do you play college football?

Tiffin University

Where are you from?

Cincinnati, Ohio

Who is your role model, and why?

Parents and Grandparents , they raised me right , taught me a lot, and did all they could to make sure I was happy

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, and I attempt to wrestle but that only lasted for one day

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Willie, Vick, Jamar, Vinny – My Teammates did a good job prepping me for the competition I was about to go against every week

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Jamar Randolph our Defensive End

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

Don’t really have a specific song but I love to listen to Future and Rick Ross before each game

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

Charles Leno from the Chicago bears, not the tallest lineman but play with a high motor and great technique

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

I had to miss almost my whole Junior season due to a knee injury while team found a lot of success during that year, yet I was able to recover well and have a good senior season

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pray, Listen to music, and joke around with my teammates

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My first play vs Walsh my freshman year, because that’s when I knew I was truly a college football player

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

Being able to coach up the young kids at the Cleveland Browns youth camp my freshman year

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Cincinnati Bengals

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

Marshawn Lynch , Beyonce , Kevin Hart

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