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Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Emmanuel Reed, Running back

Former University at Buffalo running back Emmanuel Reed was a grad transfer at Maine last season and he is hoping to find a team interested in signing him still!

Hello, I am @jrberendzen on Twitter and this is one of my free agent interviews where I ask very deserving free agents questions about the players themselves and about what a team would get in these players. All of these players should get picked up by NFL and CFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview with Emmanuel Reed. Make sure you follow him on Twitter at @emmanreed

1.If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

I would say Darren Sproles, he really pave the way for smaller set backs like myself to able to thrive in the league and show people that height doesn’t mean anything when your running the ball. It’s about your heart and the gifts God gave you. I would just soak up as much knowledge as I can as far as what guidelines he took that helped him transition so nicely.

2.What is your favorite dinner?

 BBQ can’t miss

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

Attack! and play with speed, believe in my speed and let the game come to me.

4.If you were on a game show and won 100 thousand dollars what would you do with it?

Build a YMCA in my community to help young kids stay out the street.

Emmanuel Reed transfers to Maine

5.Who is your favorite musical artist?

Future the goat

6. What is your nickname or if you don’t have a nickname what would you make up as your nickname?


7. If you were on a island and could only have three things which three things would you have?

My bible to read, a fan to sleep and my dog to protect me.

8. What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

I also looked up to my 3 older brothers growing up and my family is a football household so things were really competitive at an early age and I decided to play to be better than them but throughout the process I grew to love it for what it was.

9.What do you do for fun?

Being able to workout and run is extremely fun for me, it’s just something I naturally love to wake up and do but other than I play video games and watch lots of interviews.

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

Someone who is committed to where my feet are. A hungry player for sure. A good kid whose alway done things the right way.

11.If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?

In a mansion in Jamaica out the way from everyone in a peaceful state of mind

12. If you were an animal which animal would you be and why?

I would be a Tiger. They are alpha species in the jungle. There not the strongest animal in the kingdom but they are strong enough to be fierce predators known to other animals and they are also very agile being able to adapt to anything


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