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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: EJ Perry, QB, Brown University

EJ Perry
Brown University quarterback EJ Perry is one of the better gunslingers in the Ivy League. The strong armed QB recently sat down with Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Ernest EJ Perry
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 210
  • Position: QB
  • College: Brown

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Perry’s Plate

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Ability to extend plays, accuracy

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

• Pay off sisters student loans 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not winning a state championship

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Work ethic

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Michael Hoecht

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Yes, I go by the nickname EJ 

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

• Sociology, cross that bridge when we get there

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Playing against Clemson on College Gameday

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Don’t Stop Believin 

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

• No clue 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Texans

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

• Don’t eat my ice cream

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not reaching my full potential

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Matthew Slater 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Wake up, cold shower, breakfast, pack, music, bus, review script, 4th down and 2pt plays, opponent defense notes, visualization, get to field,  music + visualization, warm up, play

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Computer programming, DIY projects

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

• Russell Wilson

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

• Father 

What motivates you to work hard?

• My fear

Damond Talbot

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