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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Joshua Knight, WR, Alabama State University

Joshua Knight the speedy and versatile wide receiver from Alabama State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Damond Talbot.
Joshua Knight the speedy and versatile wide receiver from Alabama State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Joshua Knight 
  • Position: WR
  • College: Alabama State University
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight: 175 
  • Twitter: @_cantguard_2
  • Instagram:@J.easy6

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

My footwork, route running, ability to make something out of nothing, and natural hands makes me a top prospect in the 2023 NFL draft.

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

4 Years Old

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

One thing NFL teams should know about me is that regardless of what’s going on I will work hard,  be accountable and be positive. 

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


What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Everything good takes time. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

Reggie Bush

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

Robert “Flash” Mcminn

What is your biggest pet peeve? 


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

Overcoming being a walk-on and being told I would never be able to play at Alabama State

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

Alabama State is special to me because it gives African American kids a chance to get a education and better their lives and their families lives also. It is also the oldest HBCU in Alabama

What is your favorite snack food? 


What is the best part of football? 

The excitement 

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

I am hardworking, mentally tough , and a man of integrity

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

Sterling Shepard 

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

  • Barack Obama because he was the first African  American President and he has a lot of insight about the world is run.
  • Martin Luther King because he was at one time the most influential African American in the nation and also was a pastor.                                
  • Bishop TD Jakes because he has a lot of wisdom and knowledge .     

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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