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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Bernard Brown, DL, Savannah State University

Bernard Brown the strong and physical defensive lineman from Savannah State recently sat down with Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen
  • Name: Bernard Brown
  • Position: DL
  • College: Savannah State University
  • Height: 6’5″
  • Weight: 265 lbs
  • Twitter: @BernardB_95
  • Instagram: @scoota_b12

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

I’ve been playing football since I was 8 years old. Every day growing up, me and my friends would do something football related. I love everything that comes with it; competing, working hard and working together.

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

I’d say Aaron Donald his work ethic speaks for itself not only that, but he also does a lot of good outside of football.

How are you planning to prepare for the draft?

Keep putting work in day in and day out, study film, enhance my knowledge to the best of my capability and rest well. My pro day is coming up soon, March 25, at Georgia Southern University.

If there was a billboard with 5 of your traits on it which 5 traits would be up there?

Coachable, team player, hardworking, tough, and responsible.

What sets you apart from other defensive linemen?

I’m versatile, willing to learn and be coachable at the same time. I have a high motor, always getting to the ball. Lastly, dependable played in a lot of defensive schemes.

How do you handle challenges both in in and on the football field?

To me, challenges are opportunities to get better or lessons to prepare and learn from, so when it pertains to being on and off the field, always have confidence and courage, no matter the situation.

What should we know about Bernard Brown the person?

Bernard Brown is a competitor. Love’s to get after it. All about the right things very humble. His best is yet to come.

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

Fired up energy out the roof, flies around and make plays, and also celebrate when other’s make plays.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

My favorite moment out of my entire football life this far would definitely be beating Fort Valley State back in 2019 to finish 5-0 in the the conference.

What would a team get in a player like you?

A dawg nothing but determination hard work and unforgettable memories.

What do you think are the keys to success on the football field?

Winning all 3 phases of the game.

What do you love about the game of football?

It’s no better feeling than winning with your teammates and all the work everyone put in.


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