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Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: James Jackson, Linebacker/Safety

James Jackson Louisiana Tech
Former Louisiana Tech linebacker/safety James Jackson recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen

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 here. Follow James Jackson’s journey by following him on Twitter @super_earl

1. If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?
  • Dallas or Baton Rouge 

2. What are your favorite moments from your football life?

  • Scoring my first touchdown after catching a interception. 

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

  • To dominate to opposite color in all phases of the game.

4. What is your nickname or if you don’t have a nickname what would you say your nickname is?

  • Super Earl 

5. What do you do for fun?

  • Play PlayStation and spend time with my kids.

6. If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • The secret life of Earl because of my life growing up and all the difficult and hard times and the battle I fight every day 

7. Most interesting teammate you’ve played with and why?

  • Xavier Woods – one of the best students of the game in all phases and a well natural leader.

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

  • The nature of the game and the physical sides it has to inflect your will and power against someone. 

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9. What is your favorite workout?

  • Squatting and cone drills.

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

  •  A physical player who’s willing to help the team in all phases. 

11. What is your favorite snack?

  •  Cheese Crackers

12. What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?

  • Winning and making the best opportunity I can to learn and grow as a player.

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