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NFL Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Isaiah Banks, Fullback

Isaiah Banks Free Agent interview
Free Agent fullback Isaiah Banks recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen. Check it out.

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, CFL  and XFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview and follow Isaiah Banks journey on Instagram @81stzae__

1. What are hoping to achieve as a football player going forward?

I’m hoping to achieve my goals I set out. One of them would be getting to the NFL that’s definitely something I would love to achieve down the road.

2. What sets you apart from other RBs?

I’m a workhorse. I like to do the dirty work that comes with the position Whether it be blocking or catching out the backfield. I think that’s what set’s me apart from other RB’s.

3. What should we know about Isaiah Banks the person?

I’m a very family oriented guy. There’s nothing I won’t do for my family. I’m kind, compassionate, I always put others before myself whether it be a teammate, family member, friend etc. Always looking out to lend a hand to those in need.

4. How do you prepare for games?

I prepare by eating a light breakfast in the morning usually consist of a smoothie and 2 granola bars. I’ll take a shower in the morning to clear my mind and envision me making plays on the field. After all of that I like to put on my favorite playlist stretch and get a massage.

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

One of my favorite moments from my football life was when I scored my first touchdown in High School. And when I won the character award my senior year.

6. If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

CJ Anderson. I would hang out with him because we have similar hobbies and interest. I can pick his brain and see what and how he thinks in certain game situations.  

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

I didn’t really decide on being a football player. I already knew that’s what I wanted to do and it was the only thing that really brought me happiness when I grew up.

8. What is a moment that improved you as a football player?

When I started to take advice from other pro players and training with them really improved how I reacted in certain situations.

9. What type of energy do you bring onto the football field?

I like to bring positive energy and passion. A lot of guys face a lot of off the field issues and the one place they may find peace is playing football. So I try not to bring anything less than that.

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

Definitely a hard worker, consistent player. A player willing to do the dirty work.

11. What do you love about the game of football?

I love being around guys that have the same passion and desire as me. I love how football builds a young man’s character, playing for one another, how football builds bonds and friendships that last for years.

12. What is a skill that you have that you think translates into the NFL well?

How I handle adversity.

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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