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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: James Harper, DT, Prairie View A&M

What is your name?

-James Harper

What is your Height/Weight?


What is your position?

Defensive Tackle

Where do you play college football?

The Prairie View A&M University

Where are you from?

Waco, Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

-My role model is Vince Wilfork since ‘06 because I like the way he play and we got similar playing styles.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Coach Rudolph at my High school.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes I played basketball when I was younger.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

-Jermaine Eluemunor from Texas A&M my Junior year

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

-Darius Floyd WR.

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

-Gucci Trap House 3

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

-Aaron Donald because he quick and technique sound.

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

-Losing My grandma and My sister. I overcame it by just continuing what they wanted to see me do.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

-I run to the end zone pray, talk to my granny and sister on one knee

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

-Goal line stop against Southern University,it was 4th and inches from the 1yard line

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

-Read to kids at Elementary schools in high school and college. Help pass out turkeys to the community.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

-Patriots because Vince Wilfork played for them.

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

-My granny, my sister,and Vince Wilfork.

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