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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jarek Richards, LB, Saint Mary’s University

Jarek Richards
Saint Mary’s University linebacker Jarek Richards recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds Owner Damond Talbot. Check out his interview.
  • Name: Jarek Richards
  • Height: 6’0
  • Weight: 200 Lbs
  • Position: LB Hybrid
  • College: Saint Mary’s University

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Farhat this Lebanese spot

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Speed and Versatility (Swiss Army Knife)

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

• House and car shopping

What has been your biggest failure? 

• I don’t believe in failures, failures are just lessons

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• I can do it all

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Adrian Bah

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• I have a couple: some call me JRich or Rizzle.

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

• Criminology and my dream job outside of football would be a lawyer or head coach.

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Being named DPOY when I played Cegep ball.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Enter Sandman by Metallica

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

• Dwayne Johnson

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Pittsburgh Steelers

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

• Explosive

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What is your biggest fear? 

• Death

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

James Conner

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Eat, Hydrate, Pre-game nap on the bus or in the locker room if at home, review gameplan, then Ball out.

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Basketball, working out, and gaming.

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

• Troy Polamalu, or Honey Badger

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

• My family, my Mentor Eric, and close friends as they are my biggest supporters, they are the ones who truly believe in me and motivate me to be great.

What motivates you to work hard?

• The chase for Greatness!!

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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