NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Lamar Jordan, WR, New Mexico
What is your name?
Lamar Jordan II
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
University of New Mexico
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
Tyrann Mathieu, He’s an ultimate competitor even though critics say he’s “too small” and also a big play passionate player
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mrs. Malone my high school literature teacher
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, and Track
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Jamal Adams, we played him in 7on7. Unreal speed at his position
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Money Hunter can do anything you ask for in a safety. Somehow others don’t see it
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Haha, this is tough so I got to give it a 4-way tie.
Drake – Do not disturb, Future – slave master, Travis Scott – 3500 and Meek mill – shine
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Julian Edelman because he was a quarterback coming out of college making the switch like me. Same satire and ability to change the game at any moment.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
When Arkansas pulled my offer back in 2013. After they did that, I really didn’t want to play football anymore because I thought I wasn’t “big time” enough. My mother helped me overcome it and pushed me to continue in football and show my God-given ability.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Thank God, Pray, and Listen to all my favorite artist
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Game-winning touchdown throw, my redshirt freshman year to beat our rivals New Mexico St.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Feeding the homeless was a great thing we did at UNM. It was humbling and were able to put a smile on peoples’ faces
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
New Orleans Saints, my entire family are true saints fans!
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose
- Jesus Christ
- Odell Beckham