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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: D’Angelo Amos, S, James Madison University

D'Angelo Amos
D’Angelo Amos is one of the best return men in the NCAA and he is a beast at safety too. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: D’Angelo Amos
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Weight: 190
  • Position: S, Returner
  • College: James Madison University
  • Twitter: @almostfamos_

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Tipsy Crab or Croaker Spot

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• COMMUNICATION, football IQ, passion, and instincts.

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

• Payoff any debt my mom, grandma, or siblings may have.

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not winning the National Championships in 2017, 2018, and 2019

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My teammates say my best quality as a returner is vision and as a safety knowledge of the game.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• My entire safety room.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• At home, Biggie. At JMU, D-lo

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

• Sports and Recreation Management with a Business Minor. My dream job is playing football and I don’t doubt myself as a football player so there isn’t any other dream job.

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Being a role model to my baby brother and sister

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Rags2riches by Rod Wave

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

• Will Smith or Martin Lawrence

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Whichever team I am playing on.

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

• Respect me or be forced to.

What is your biggest fear? 

• Losing my mom or siblings

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• DaShaun Amos

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I pray twice and think about my “Why”, listen to my game day playlist, and dance during warm-ups. Next, I calm myself down and go over all my pre-snap reads and play indicators. Right before we run out the tunnel I sit down in the tunnel and envision the win. Finally, once we line up and the ball is kicked off the tee I get excited and yell in my head lol

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Drawing tattoos, training and film, and help my woman with softball.

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

• Honey Badger

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

• Mom and brother DaShaun. My mom has come from rock and bottom and raised 4 kids by herself teaching me how to handle adversity, stretch a dollar, and never let anyone see you sweat. DaShaun has been my ultimate competitor in my entire life. We have been striving for top dog since I was 4 years old and recently we’ve been guiding each other to live right in all aspects of life.

What motivates you to work hard?

• My mom and grandma still haven’t retired. Also, my mission to make sure future generations of my family never have to imagine struggling ever again isn’t complete.

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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