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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Patrick Lee Jr., DB, Delta State University

Patrick Lee Jr. the versatile defensive back from Delta State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Patrick Lee Jr. the versatile defensive back from Delta State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Patrick Lee Jr. 
  • Position: DB
  • College: Delta State University 
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 180
  • Twitter: pjaayy7
  • Instagram: p.jaayy

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

  • I feel as if I’m the best prospect in the draft at my position because of my ability to adapt to every position on the field. I’ve played Safety, Nickel, and Corner and I’ve made impactful plays at every one of those. 

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • Around 6 or 7 yrs old. 

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

  • One thing NFL teams should know is that I can and will play any skill position on the field from offense to defense. Just tell me what you need and I’ll adapt and learn the job that needs to be done. 

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

  • I would donate to breast cancer awareness. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • “Always be even-kill. Not too high. Not too low. “

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My childhood hero was always my dad or either Tyrann Mathieu.

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

  • I would say Jarvis Townsend or Wydette Williams. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • When people smack on their food

Who is your favorite teacher ever?

  • My high school social studies teacher, Mr. Masley. Coolest teacher I’ve ever met and he always just wanted the best for me. On and off the field. 

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

  • The hardest moment that I’ve had to overcome was around the time I had to deal with a lot of family death at one time. I never really had the time to process or mourn as much as I wanted to. 

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

  • My school is so special to me because of the people that are here. They feel as if they are actual family. 

If you could have any franchise restaurant in your house what would it be?

  • Smoothie King 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Oreos with milk. 

What is your degree in? 

  • Exercise Science(Physical Therapy) 

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

  • All you need to do is tell me what you need from me and I’ll get it done. 

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

  • Byron Murphy 

What is your favorite game to play at the carnival/theme park?

  • I like to play the basketball shooting game or the baseball game where you have to knock the pins over. 

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

  • I would have dinner with Michael Vick, Tyrann Mathieu, and Deshaun Highler from Last Chance U. I chose these three people mainly because of their upbringing and mental battles that they’ve faced which I could directly relate to. They persevered and stayed strong through the struggles. 

Damond Talbot

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