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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Bryon Beal, DT, Lindenwood

What is your name?

Bryon Beal

What is your Height/Weight?

6’4, 390

What is your position?

Defensive Tackle

Where do you play college football?

Lindenwood University

Where are you from?

St. Louis, Missouri

Who is your role model, and why?

Older brother Bradley, because of how hard he works and his determination. He is in the position that I want to be in.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mr. John Schaff (Algebra)

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Soccer

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Growing up it was definitely Ezekiel Elliott

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Arsante Conners (DE)

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

Aaron Donald. Great footwork, his quickness, his passion, his strength, and his “want-to” to get to the ball.

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

My dad being sick with kidney failure and me not knowing if i was going to come back to play football anymore.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I get bible passages sent to me by my mom, dad, brother Bruce, and brother Brad. I would just read those before every game.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

At my JUCO school in California I caught a fade to the back of the end zone for a touchdown.

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

My twin Byron and I were driving to church and we see this elderly woman in the street at a red light. We stop and started looking for some money out my car but didn’t have any. So I looked in my and all that was there was a $100 bill and I gave it all to her. She broke down crying and we couldn’t help but to smile. Then we went on our way to church.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

St. Louis Rams

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

Jesus, Warren Sapp, Kobe Bryant

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