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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brett Thompson, TE, UT Martin

What is your name?

Brett Thompson

What is your Height/Weight?

Ht : 6”5 Wt:240lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Graduated from UT Martin

Where are you from?

Olive Branch, Mississippi

Who is your role model, and why?

Michael Jordan because of his competitiveness

Who was your favorite teacher?

My mother she taught for 33yrs

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball and basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

#19 for UT Chattanooga

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Ty Brown

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

March Madness- Future

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

Travis Kelce because of athletic ability and receiving skills

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

I tore my ACL that caused me to miss all of my junior season. I overcame it by rehabbing my knee like crazy

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Getting focused with my teammates

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My first college catch of my career against ole miss my sophomore year

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

Helping a stranger carry boxes into our student union

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Arizona Cardinals

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

Jesus Christ, Bill Belichick, Michael Jordan

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