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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darian Lazard, WR, Houston Baptist University

darianEvery 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?

Darian Lazard

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 195lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?


How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Over 15

How did you choose your school?

I chose UH in order to be close to home and the family.

Where are you from?

New Orleans LA

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom because she worked hard in order for me to have what I need and supported me throughout my journey 

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


Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball 

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played QB and DB 

At your position, what separates you from others?

I may not be the biggest, strongest, or fastest, but I have what they call WANT TO and I just make plays. 

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

Any tips or advantages that I can use to exploit the defense 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Quandre Diggs 

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

Hurricane Katrina and my family helped we stuck together and my high school coaches helped me also.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I look into the stands to see if my moms there once I see her I feel like everything is OK

What is your biggest strength?

No fear I just make plays

What is your biggest weakness?

I could be faster and work on blocking.

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

I work hard, make plays, and willing to do anything to be successful. 

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

The Eagles and Saints were my teams. 

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

My grandfather who passed, my mother, and Lil wayne. 

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