2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dorian Jackson, DB, Western Michigan University
- Name: Dorian Jackson
- Position: DB
- College: Western Michigan University
- Height: 5’10”
- Weight: 185 lbs
- Twitter: @d_jack412
- Instagram: @_djack7
What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?
Honestly just started off as something to do just to stay busy, but it didn’t take long until I realized that I love the game.
What are your favorite moments from your football life?
Winning my high school championship and getting my first career interception at Pitt in my hometown.
What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?
I want to be as successful as possibly can be.
If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?
I would say Deion Sanders, just so I can pick his brain.
Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?
My oldest brother Devin , he’s fought through so much adversity early on and now he’s successful.
What is your favorite defensive scheme and why?
I’m a big fan of the fire zone defense, there’s just so much going on and a lot of opportunities to make plays.
What should we know about Dorian Jackson the person?
I believe that I am a very humble person and I believe that what you put out in the world is what you’re gonna get back, so I try and be positive all the time.
What stands out about your film the most?
My ability to play man and willingness to play special teams.
How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?
By taking it one day at a time and realizing that tough times don’t last forever, and also just trusting in the lord above.
What would a team get in a player like you?
A leader and someone who’s willing to do anything for the team.
What do you love the most about the game of football?
The fact that 11 people on the field must do their job just to have success on any given play.
Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?
My guy Sy Alli who went to Wheeling University he’s just different, I pray he gets an opportunity at the next level.