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GET TO KNOW: Roderick Lindsey, DB, Chowan University

Roderick%20Lindsey_webNFL 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 Roderick Lindsey the ballhawking defensive back from Chowan University, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

Grade You Started Football: I started playing football my 9th grade year in high school

High School: Riverdale high school, Fort Myers FL

Position/Positions: Free safety/cornerback/nickel back

College: Chowan University

Position/Positions: Free safety/cornerback/nickel back

Jersey Number: #26

Football Mentor/Inspiration: Deion Sanders-Earl Thomas

Favorite Slogan: “I can do all things through Christ who strength’s me”

Proudest Football Moment/Memory: I was chosen to play in the all-star game east-west best in Florida.

Funniest Football Memory: no funny moments, all business

Favorite Food: T-bone steak, shrimp pasta, chicken salad

Best On-Field Performance: high school- 3ints, 13 tackles, 2 pbu, 2 touchdowns

Football Philosophy: play fast, play hard, make plays, be the best on the field at all time


Game Superstitions: never get tired never show a sign of weakness

What are your Goals/Aspirations for the 2014-2015: get better then I’ve ever were. Drop my 40 yard dash to a 4.4 flat, be consistent, gain 10 pounds of lean muscle and keep my speed. Get Closer to GOD.

Career Goals: Get to heaven. Graduate from college with my B.S, pursue my NFL dreams. Be a high school head coach, college defensive back coach, NFL defensive coordinator.

Favorite Football Team: Miami dolphins

Player You Model Your Game After: Deion sanders, lock any wr down that I face, swagger and confidence. Sean Taylor, great tackler and plays all around the ball.

Who Will Win The Super Bowl: Seahawks will win again

Favorite Down Time: gain knowledge on things that will make me better in life, perfect my craft as a football player, build on good character

What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: I would want them to know that I love the game of football and I will not cheat the game. I am strong in my faith and I trust in the lord’s word. I have been through a lot in my life and I am becoming a better man daily. I am a Junior at Chowan University with one more year to play college football. I plan to lead my team to the play offs and win a championship, I am a winner and I prepare to win each day, that is how I live my life. Roderick Lindsey.

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