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GET TO KNOW: De’Ontre Johnson, OLB-SS, Shepherd University

sheperdNFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure.  We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level.  So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on De’Ontre Johnson the mean, hard hitting linebacker from Shepherd University, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

AKA: Ducky

Grade You Started Football: 5th grade 

High School: Dr.Henry A. Wise Jr. High School 

Position/Positions: MLB/ RB

College: Shepherd University 

Position/Positions: OLB/SS

Jersey Number: 10

Best On-Field Performance: Concord 2012/ Winston Salem 2013

Favorite Slogan: The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender!

YOU CAN CHECK OUT De’Ontre’s Highlight Video HERE 

Proudest Football Moment/Memory: Beating Concord University, and winning the first MEC Championship.

Funniest Football Memory: The funniest football memory would be when I was playing football in high school. My defense of End picked up a fumble and ran the wrong way, and we all had to tackle him before he scored a touchdown for the other team!

Favorite Food: BBQ Ribs

Football Philosophy: Play to the whistle! 

Goals/Aspirations for 2014-2015: All-American/ 6 INT/ 80 plus tackles 

Player You Model Your Game After: Brian Dawkins 

Favorite Down Time: Watch TV and listen to good music 

What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: I play my hardest every game. The support from the fans makes me feel like Im not only playing for my team but for them as well.​

Make sure you follow Joey on Twitter @Joey435686 and if you want to be considered for our Get To Know series, contact us and lets get you a little more exposure. 

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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