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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Shonny Nelson, QB, Webber International University

  • Name: Shonny Nelson
  • Position: QB
  • College: Webber International University 
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 195
  • Twitter: @shonnyfootball
  • Instagram: @shonnynelson

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2024 NFL Draft

I provide all things coaches want in a quarterback. First one in Last one to leave. Very efficient, make quick decisions. The thing that separates me is I can throw as well as I can run. I am a true leader on and off the field.

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

Since 8 years old I have been a QB ever since.

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

My heart is my greatest asset.

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

Helping the unfortunate youth in south west Philadelphia. Build Recreation centers for the community.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Cream always rises to the top

Who was your childhood hero? 

My older brother Shane, he raised me and would give his last to help me.

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

Our Center. Every snap is always perfect.

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

People that don’t want to be great.

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

I was jumped randomly and almost didn’t make it. Had to learn how to function after was difficult. Hours of physical therapy I was able to regain all function.  I could’ve gave up but I preserved and continue to be on Gods path.

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

My school has a lake and a outdoor pool. It is special to me because from where I am from many don’t get the opportunity to go to school.

What is your favorite snack food? 

Garden Salsa Sun Chips

What is the best part of football? 

Being apart of a team, chasing a goal bigger than yourself

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

Game on the line put it in my hands.

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

Patrick Mahomes 

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

  • Michael Jordan in his prime to learn his mentality.
  • Warren Moon to pick his mind on the game,
  • Steve Jobs to learn more about technology and business

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