2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jordan Cole, OLB, Southeast Missouri State
- Name: Jordan Cole
- Position: OLB
- College: Southeast Missouri State
- Height: 6’2
- Weight: 230
- Twitter: @Jcolejc26
- Instagram: @Jcole10_
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?
What makes me a top prospect is my ability to read and decipher plays pre snap almost instantly and my ability to play ANY position on the field effectively.
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
When I first found an interest in football I was 9 years old.
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
One thing NFL teams should know about myself is that I’m able to mold myself to fit into any environment I’m placed in on and off the field.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
If I could donate to one cause in the world it would be to the Action against hunger charity.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
“Regret can be worse than death”
Who was your childhood hero?
My childhood hero is Goku from Dragonball Z
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
The most underrated teammate in my locker room is Collin Williams
What is your biggest pet peeve?
My biggest pet peeve is people randomly touching me
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
The hardest moment in my life that I had to overcome was when I broke my fibula in 2020. I had to get 3 surgeries in order to get back right and this caused me to miss 2 seasons.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
My school was special to me because it’s the school that picked me up after my decision to leave NIU even with my injury in 2020. It also is closer to my home so I’m able to see my family more.
What is your favorite snack food?
My favorite snack food are ice cream sandwiches.
What is the best part of football?
The best part of football is winning with people you’ve created bonds with.
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
I’m here to work and win give me an opportunity you won’t regret it in the slightest.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
Comparing myself to a current NFL I would say my style is similar to Derwin James
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
If I could I have a conversation with three people dead or alive my picks would be Adam to ask him what does he know about God and the earth personally. I would also talk to Michael Jackson to ask him about conspiracies against him and secrets he knows about the industry. Lastly, I would have a conversation with Dr. Sebi to ask him about his secrets and knowledge of life.