Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: LaDarius Eckwood, WR, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?
Where did you choose and why?
(University of Arkansas at Arkansas Pine-Bluff) Choose this university because I was offered a full ride.
What were your goals for your senior year?
Put myself in position to make it to the next level, have another outstanding year and graduate.
Have any scouts met with you, and if so what are they saying?
Yes, you are on our radar.
At your position, what separates you from the others?
I learn the offense quickly, adjust to the defense as the game goes on, overall great knowledge of the WR position
Tell us what you look for when breaking down film?
Coverage’s, how DB turns hips, does he jam, back petal, what he does on the goal line, how fast is he, can he break on the ball
Who was the toughest player you have ever faced?
If you could compare your play to one person in the NFL who would it be?
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Negativity from others, Overcame this by staying focus on my dream, being humbled, and working hard.
What system fits your style of play the best?
What is your biggest strength?
Make catches in traffic
What is your biggest weakness?
Over training my body
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I’m going to do my role as a player on and off the field to make this organization better.
Growing up, who was your role model?
Who was your favorite team and player in the NFL and why?
Cowboys they have a great organization and Jerry Jones is one of the best GM’s in the game. Favorite player is Damian Williams because he is my inspiration to make it and he’s from my hometown.
If you were to have dinner with three people dead or alive who would it be?
God, Mom, and Grandma
With your first paycheck what would you buy?