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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Christopher Robinson, LB, Morgan State University

robinsonEvery 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? 

Christopher Robinson 

What is your Height/Weight? 

6 “1 1/2 BW: 230

What is your position?

OLB

Where do you play college football?

Morgan State Univ.

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

Shenandoah, McDaniel, and Albright

How did you choose your school? 

Thanks to some academic scholarships made Morgan the best choice for me.

Where are you from?

Baltimore

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mother because she taught me so many life lessons and took good care of us.

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

Yes, they’re saying continue to gain weight and improve ball skills.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball & Track in high school.

Did you play any other positions in football?

DE in college.

chrisAt your position, what separates you from others? 

My discipline along side with my ability to take coaching tips to the field.

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

Tendencies for the most part, and what other teams did to be successful against my next opponent.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Karim Barton

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

Barkevious Mingo because he plays fast.

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

One of my biggest obstacles was being a walk-on at Morgan State University, but thanks to God, my loved ones, and working helped me persevere.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Stretch, read scouting notes, and pray.

What is your biggest strength?

My work ethic is one

What is your biggest weakness?

My speed is my weakness.

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

I would be a great addition to your profound organization because I am coachable and know how to represent an organization well.

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

(Ray Lewis) and the Baltimore Ravens.

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

I would enjoy having dinner with:
Elvis Dumervil
Brian Billick 
Ray Lewis 

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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