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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Solomon St. Pierre, CB, Sioux Falls

D2 standout Solomon St. Pierre is a ball hawk. He is getting closer to breaking the all time d2 interception record

D2 standout Solomon St. Pierre is a ball hawk. He is getting closer to breaking the all time d2 interception record

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? 

Solomon St. Pierre

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’11 178 pounds

What is your position? 

Cornerback

Where do you play college football? 

University of Sioux Falls

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

I loved going to the  banquet and getting a chance to help feed, work and chat with people that are in need of food.

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

 

Hardest college class would have had to be biology.

Where are you from? 

Born in Denver Colorado raised In Wagner SD.

Who is your role model, and why? 

Role model had to be Champ Bailey and Randy Moss! My dream was to be just like them and play football.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

I played basketball and ran track also!

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I used to play WR and DB in high school.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

What separates me from others is my desire to be the best I can possibly be for my team! I take pride of handling business on the field.

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

When I break down film I look for my technique and study the quarterback and receivers body language.

solomon st. pierre 1Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Toughest team I have faced is Mankato coached very well. 

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

I compare myself to Joe Haden and Honey Badger. Both smaller but heart is bigger then most.

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

 

Having children in college was the toughest task. Not only do I have to a lot to prove I also have my children watching me! It motivates me everyday.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I pray everyday and every game

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

Being from a small school I feel like we don’t get recognized as much as D1 players. Therefore we have to work much harder.

What is your biggest strength? 

My biggest strength is my heart and believe in myself.

What is your biggest weakness? 

Size, some people think I’m not big enough

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

If I had a chance to talk to the GM I would say first I love my family. And would do anything for them. I am criminal justice major that will graduate in Dec. I believe that if you want to do something in life you to give everything you have for it. I am a Hard worker/leader! Captain of workouts. Always focused on what is ahead of me and great from learning from past mistakes.

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

My favorite player of all time is Champ Bailey, Denver Broncos is my favorite team!

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

The three people I would love to eat dinner would be Kobe Bryant, Randy Moss and Champ Bailey! All truly my role models and idols!

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

 

My First Check I would save and tell Mom to start looking for her home

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