NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jeremiah Kolone, OL, San Jose State University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
San Jose State University
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My father, because of his work ethic and dedication to our family.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My fifth grade English teacher. She always believed in me and made sure that I put emphasis on my education.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball & track/field.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Lowell Lotulelei from University of Utah
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
William Ossai, OLB
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
In the air tonight by Phil Collins
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Alex Mack because I feel that he plays with great technique and understanding of the game.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
When I was in middle school, one of my older brothers was diagnosed with cancer. It was extremely hard for my entire family, but we got through it by being supportive and making sure he had everything he needed to recover.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Have to listen to in the air tonight getting off the bus and walking to the locker room and one last time before going out to kick-off.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Kneeling the ball to win the Cure Bowl my sophomore year.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
We had a big emphasis on doing community service last year as a team. Going to the elementary schools and hanging out with the kids during class and lunch.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
Chargers and Rams
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Conor Mcgregor, Ghandi, Martin Luther King