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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Antwan Eddie, DB, Robert Morris University

antwan eddieEvery year, NFL Draft Diamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, we will not be surprised, and neither should you. 

What is your name?

Antwan Eddie

Where do you play college football?

Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

20+

How did you choose your school?

During an official visit, felt like home away from home.

Where are you from?

Miami, FL

Who is your role model, and why?

John Brown, because I know what he went through and trained with him throughout high school and college and witnessed his process.

Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?

Yes; They like my speed and size

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I wrestled throughout middle school and high school

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yes; QB, RB, WR

At your position, what separates you from others?

My versatility in both zone coverage and man also very competitive and really hate if a ball is caught.

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

I first, target the best receiver and look for his tendencies. Then, I look to see the style of the offense.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

During workouts: John Brown- Member of Arizona Cardinals

During college games: Jordan Harris- Held him to 2 catches-22 yards. Now member of St. Louis Rams

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

I choose Patrick Peterson because I can be a threat at both CB and PR

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

The biggest obstacle in my life came my senior year of high school when my grandmother  was (diagnosed) with cancer convince me to leave her as I pursued my dream knowing she didn’t have too much time left.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pre-game ritual is listening to music and watch some football highlights before I hit the field.

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is my speed and elusiveness

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

Good Speed and can keep up with receivers. Despise any catches from my receivers and will do anything to prevent further progress. Loves competition and have great footwork and physical with my hands. 

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Favorite player:

Sean Taylor

Favorite Team:

Miami Dolphins

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Deion Sanders

Sean Taylor

Patrick Peterson

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