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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: LeShaun Sims, CB, Southern Utah

LeShaun Sims is an NFL player, and he is a beast

LeShaun Sims is an NFL player, and he is a beast

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

LeShaun Sims

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0” 200 lbs.

What is your position?

Cornerback

Where do you play college football?

Southern Utah University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

The coolest thing I have done off the field would have to be volunteering to help run a youth football camp for local pop warner teams.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Biomechanics.

Where are you from?

Las Vegas, NV.

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents because they raised my of course, and instilled work ethic in me at an early age.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball for seven years, and baseball for two.

Did you play any other positions in football?

In high school I played Free Safety and Wide Receiver.

At your position, what separates you from others?

I would like to think my size, speed, and intelligence is what separates myself from others.

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

I look for the offenses favorite concepts out of each formation. I also look at how they like to use the particular receiver I am covering. I will also usually look for tendencies of the receivers.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Keenan Allen from Cal has to be the toughest receiver I have ever faced.

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

I would have to say getting an athletic scholarship out of my high school. My freshman year we were in the lowest division of football in Las Vegas which was 8- man football. It was a brand new program with coaches always coming in and out. There hadn’t been anyone to earn an athletic scholarship from my school since its starts back in 2004. I overcame it by going to practice every day and striving to get better and learn as much as I could.

leshaun sims 1Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Before games I like to listen to music and envision myself making big plays to help my team win.

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

As with any other small school player I feel that I will need to prove that I can compete with the best.

What is your biggest strength?

Speed is my biggest strength.

What is your biggest weakness?

Level of play would have to be my biggest weakness so far

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

I’m a hungry corner from a small school that’s desperate to learn the game and the position, if you take a chance on me you would not be disappointed.

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

My favorite player growing up was Ed Reed.

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

Darrelle Revis, Deion Sanders, and Charles Woodson.

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

I would buy my mother a new car.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction?
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV?
  • Waffles or Pancakes?
  • Snakes or Spiders?
  • Madden or Mario?

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