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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Alex Thomas, CB, Ferris State University

Alex Thomas Ferris State
Alex Thomas the former Cincinnati Bearcats defensive back and current Ferris State corner sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. (Photo Credit: Kevin T. McDermott)
  • Name: Alex Thomas
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 195lbs
  • Position: Cornerback
  • College: Ferris State

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Hooks Fish and Chicken

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

My technique is what sticks out

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

• Start my own business

What has been your biggest failure?

• My biggest failure would have to be getting in trouble and having to go to prison for 2 years

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My heart

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• James Cesar Jr

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• AT

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

• Business Administration to own my own NFL agency that strictly works with athletes who made mistakes and for players who didn’t finish at a division 1 level

What is your coolest life moment?

• See my mom watch me graduate

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Lol, baby never needed no help

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

• Denzel Washington

Who is your favorite football team?

• Pittsburgh Steelers

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If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

• Fear no man but god

What is your biggest fear?  

• That people judge me on my past and don’t take the time to actually get to know me

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Micheal Boone

Take us through game day, how do you prepare?

• I always pray then I will stretch and then do footwork and press drills

Do you have any hobbies?

• Reading self help books and perfecting my craft

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

• I would compare myself to Ed Reed because of my love and passion for the game

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• I would say my dad because a couple years ago he suffered a massive stroke and was paralyzed on his whole right side and to see him bounce back and be able to walk and drive just showed me why you should never quit

What motivates you to work hard?

• When I think about being incarcerated for 2 years and having to go from being a NFL prospect to becoming inmate always gets my fire going

Damond Talbot

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