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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Brevin Allen, DE/OLB, Campbell University

Brevin Allen is one of the best pass rushers in college football. The standout defensive lineman recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Brevin Allen is one of the best pass rushers in college football. The standout defensive lineman recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name:  Brevin Allen
  • Position: DE/OLB
  • College: Campbell University 
  • Height: 6’4”
  • Weight: 265
  • Twitter: Datboybrev4
  • Instagram: Big.Brev

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2023 NFL Draft? 

The ability to stop the run consistently, Ability to generate pressure on the QB at a good win rate, Ability to run sideline to sideline, ability to command double teams and the ability to shed blocks consistently.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I first became interested in football at the age of 7, But I didn’t play on my first organized team until my middle school years, through my time in middle school that’s when the sport of football became something I was passionate about.

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

That I am a team first guy, that I will bring passion to the game everyday. With adversity comes challenges and challenges leads to growth and I am up to the challenge.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

Mental Health programs for High school and College Athletes.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

To face adversity head on no matter how difficult it is.

Who was your childhood hero? 

My Parents. Both taught me life lessons that I carry with me to this day.

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

The Team as a whole. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

People who quit on themselves and not leave everything out there.

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

ACL injury beginning of my senior year in high school, losing scholarship offers from colleges, and the recovery period.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

Close Knit community within the campus, being able to know classmates on more personal level than just being their classmate, great education, and the overall atmosphere of the school is great.

What is your favorite snack food? 

Pizza rolls

What is the best part of football? 

Winning, Competitive Spirit, and to be able to sack the QB and celebrate with teammates.

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

Being able to bring the energy everyday and doing my job at the highest level.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

Micah Parsons or Myles Garrett

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

Maternal Grandmother, Barrack Obama, and Aaron Donald. Reason for my grandmother because I never got the opportunity to talk her due to the fact she died while I was still very young. Aaron Donald- To be able to learn the game from one of the best and it would be a dream. Barrack Obama because of his ability to deal with the pressure while holding the highest office in the country as a Black Man and his integrity and character that he showed throughout.


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