NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Brown, DB, Bentley University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Strong Safety/ Outside Linebacker
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Prince George’s County, Maryland
Who is your role model, and why?
Sean Taylor. One of the hardest hitters to ever play the game
Who was your favorite teacher?
Ms. Caldwell, my Theory of Knowledge teacher in high school
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Ran Track for 8 years
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Jeff Kidd from LIU Post
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Joey Piatnik, not one tight end in our league could block him and had his way with most Offensive Lineman in our conference.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life? Dreams and Nightmares Meek Mill
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Sean Taylor, in terms of aggressiveness and my nose for the ball
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Playing in a game the day after my Grandfathers funeral. I had to fly to Maryland from Boston the day before and fly back the next day just hours before the game. The encouragement from my players and God helped me overcome it.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Pray to God on my own
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My sophomore year I hit Brandon Brown-Dukes, who I believe is on the Steelers practice squad, right as he turned around from catching a screen pass. On top of that the photographer captured the moment perfectly which made for a memorable picture.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
My church has a warm nights week once a year. This involves making meals for the homeless and interacting with them which was a really humbling experience.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Barack Obama, Sean Taylor, Lil Wayne