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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Ivory Durham, QB, Valdosta State University

Ivory Durham the star quarterback from Valdosta State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen.
Ivory Durham the star quarterback from Valdosta State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen.
  • Name: Ivory Durham
  • Position: QB
  • College: Valdosta State University
  • Height: 5’11”
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Twitter: @mr_Hollywood_
  • Instagram: @mr_hollywood____

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

It’s pretty much been my dream since I was 4 years old and that’s what I’m chasing now and I’m blessed to do it.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

It’s been the relationships with my teammates since I’ve been in little league, winning the national championship my freshman year and having a bond with teammates that last forever.

What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?

Pretty much just getting the opportunity to show off my skill and show I can compete at the next level and deserve to be there.

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

Drew Brees, just because that’s somebody that I’ve modeled my game after because of my size and the way he leads his team and also because he’s a student of the game.

Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?

My dad, because I told him once I start playing football I want to get into the NFL and he’s there to help push me and guide me through.

What is your favorite offensive scheme and why?

Air Raid, it can be diverse and I love taking shots and if the shots aren’t there I can dump it off to the running back or audible out into a different play.

What should we know about Ivory Durham the person?

Is a great leader, a peoples person, hard worker, and at the end of the day does what needs to get done, humble, Man of God and loves family culture.

What stands out about your film the most?

I have great arm talent, read defenses really well, don’t take sacks a lot, moves well and can get out of trouble and dumps it off to the running back when I need to.

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

I’m a very calm person and keep everyone calm and talk to God when I need to, just take and accept the challenges and go forward.

What would a team get in a player like you?

Someone that is ready to work and accept changes thrown at them, ready to work when called upon and a dynamic player.

What do you love the most about the game of football?

I love the action and the bright lights and the spotlight, the crowds and scenery.

Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?

Victor Talley, he was my starting slot rec this past year. He didn’t get the looks at division one that he should’ve because he can play everywhere and deserves to be division one.


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