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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Nick Jacobsen, DL, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

What is your name?
  • Nick Jacobsen.

Where did you play College Football?

  • The University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

What position do you play?

  • Defensive Line.

What is your height/weight?

  • 6’3” 310 lbs.

Did you play any other sports growing up? If so, what were they?

  • Yes, Track and Basketball.

Who is the toughest player you have competed against in College?

  • Ryan Ramcyzk.

Are you listening to music before a game? If so, what?

  • Typically it would be country, but I’m not very picky when it comes to pregame music

Do you have any superstitions before a game? If so, what are they?

  • No. None.

Who is your role model & why?

  • My brother. Always been a big supporter of me and I have learned a lot on how he has handled the challenges faced in his life.

While in College, what has been your favorite & least favorite class?

  • My favorite Class- Sociology of Sport and Leisure.
  • Least Favorite Class- Accounting.

Outside of Football, what has been your favorite experience while in College?

  • The people I have met over the years.

Growing up, who was your favorite NFL Team & NFL player, & why

  • Favorite team was the Vikings and favorite player was Harrison Smith because the passion he plays with makes him fun to watch.

Who do you choose, Jordan or LeBron?

  • LeBron.

Are you a PS4 or Xbox One guy? What games are you playing right now?

  • PS4, Currently playing Fortnite.

What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin River Falls?

  • Our homecoming game my sophomore season against Lacrosse when we won in overtime on a blocked extra point.

If you could be in any movie of your choice, what would it be & what character would you play? 

  • Any of the James Bond movies, I would be James bond.

If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who are they? 

  • Randy Moss, Brantley Gilbert, Will Farrell

If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose & why?

  • Jackie Robinson, to better understand his path and the challenges he had to face

Who is your favorite superhero & why?

  • Superman, Nothing he can’t do.

What is your definition of hard work?

  • Doing everything to the best of your ability no matter who is watching.

What is the most unexpected lesson you learned while in College?

  • How to manage my free time.

What is something you wish you could go back & tell yourself as a High School Freshman?

  • Keep all options and doors open, and go on all visits possible.

Why do you wear #91?

  • It was the only number for DL not taken when I came as a freshman and stuck with me ever since.

What is the best part of your hometown, Prescott, WI?

  • The people that I grew up with.

Are you binge watching anything on Netflix or Hulu right now?

  • The Office for a third time.

If you had one free hour each day, how would you choose to use it?

  • Golfing with my friends.

If you could sack one NFL QB, past or present, who would it be & why?

  • Tom Brady, one of the best.

If you could give NFL scouts three words to describe the type of man they are getting in Nick Jacobsen, what would they be?

  • Dedicated, Hard working, competitive.

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