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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Alonzo Johnson, DB, Concordia University

Alonzo Johnson the hard hitting defensive back from Concordia University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Alonzo Johnson the hard hitting defensive back from Concordia University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Alonzo Johnson 
  • Position: DB
  • College: Concordia University Ann Arbor
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 185
  • Twitter: @21AJ2K

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

My length, speed, patience throughout the whole route, eyes, physicality, IQ, versatility, and my composure 

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

When I was 6 years old. I played my first game when I was in 3rd grade.

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

I’m versatile so I’ll preform well wherever you put me. I also take pride in being on an island with the other teams best receiver.

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

Childhood Cancer 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

If you ask God to grow he’ll send you a storm

Who was your childhood hero?

Sean Taylor and my older sister Kiera they’re the reason I wear #21

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

Tre Freeman! He’s always in backfield wrecking havoc and making my job easier

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Seeing people wear shorts in the snow

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

Freshman year when I tore my labrum. I suffered a lot of setbacks then and I was in a bad place mentally. I Got through it with prayer and help from my teammates.

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

The most special thing about our program is our team chemistry. You can tell how close everyone easily during practice and games.

What is your favorite snack food? 

PB & J

What is the best part of football? 

The competitiveness overall whether it’s against the other team, my teammates, or myself. 

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

Super determined but even more committed to achieving my goals

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

Tre’Davious White

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

LeBron James, Rick Ross, and Taraji P Henson because I feel like I can learn a lot from their personal experiences and just the things they have to say. Plus there’s no way the conversation wouldn’t be funny.

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