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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Morgan Fox, DE, Colorado State University-Pueblo

CSU Pueblo defensive end Morgan Fox is a sack master.  He is dominating the D2 level right now

CSU Pueblo defensive end Morgan Fox is a sack master. He is dominating the D2 level right now

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What is your name? 

Morgan Fox

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’4 260

What is your position? 

Defensive End

Where do you play college football? 

Colorado State University-Pueblo

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

Coolest thing I ever did off the field was I went to an Elementary School in the City and spent Recess with all the grade levels

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

Hardest class was definitely Anatomy 1&2

Where are you from? 

I moved around a lot as a kid because of the military, So it’s hard to say I’m really from one place. But I lived in Virginia and Colorado the Longest

Who is your role model, and why? 

My dad is my role model. Ive seen him go through some tough and adverse situations, and his work ethic is what modeled my own.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

I played lacrosse, I wrestled, played baseball, and ran track.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I played quarterback and linebacker my whole life up until my junior year of high school

At your position, what separates you from others? 

I feel what separates me from others is my ability to pass rush effectively from multiple positions across the defensive line. I have played all of them While here and had success.

Morgan FoxWhen you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

I look for tells, from the offense for run /pass keys. I also look for how and offensive linemen sets, his hands and feet, where they like to slide, how deep the quarterback drops, where he holds the ball, just things like that.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Toughest player I ever faced was the offensive tackle from West Texas my freshman year. I don’t remember his name but he was a K State transfer and the largest human I had ever seen coming fresh out of high school. He made me a lot better that day.

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

This is kind of a tough question because it’s not something that I think of often. I would say that someone I at least try to emulate is Justin Houston, because of how relentless he is, especially in the pass rush. 

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

The biggest obstacle I had to Overcome was my parents divorce. It was hard as a young kid constantly going back and forth and dealing with all that comes with a divorce.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

My pre game ritual is making sure I get a large cookies and cream milkshake from Chick Fil-A the night before a game 

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

The biggest obstacle is the most obvious one, the fact that I’m coming from a small school. The biggest obstacle aside from that is competing against guys who get more exposure than I do.

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is my pass rush and my ability to adapt to the guy I am up against

What is your biggest weakness? 

My biggest weakness is probably my speed at setting the edge on runs. I know that I do it, but I also know that I could do it faster and better.

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

I would say that I am an extremely coachable player, I make plays consistently, and I do my assigned job, and I do it well. 

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

My favorite team growing up was and still is the Pittsburgh Steelers. My favorite player growing up was Troy Polamalu. I enjoyed watching how

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

If I could have dinner with any three people it would be: Aristotle, Alexander the Great, and Teddy Roosevelt

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

 

With my first paycheck id buy a dog bed that my dog Couldn’t chew through. Other than that id try to finish fixing up my jeep.

Rapid Answers:

  • Spongebob or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  • Ninja Turtles any day of the week
  • Backstreet Boys or One Direction?
  • Backstreet Boys, no question 
  • Lifetime Channel or HGTV?
  • HGTV
  • Waffles or Pancakes?
  • Waffles for sure
  • Snakes or Spiders?
  • Snakes, spiders are the spawn of evil
  • Madden or Mario?
  • Madden

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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