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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Sheldon Augustine, WR/DB, Langston University

Langston has an All-American wide out in Sheldon Augustine

Langston has an All-American wide out in Sheldon Augustine

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?

Sheldon Augustine

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 178

What is your position?

WR, DB, PR, KR

Where do you play college football?

Langston University

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

Working with youth athletes they are the future of our generation

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

Anatomy and Physiology

Where are you from?

New Orleans, LA

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is Mom because I watched her go through some hard times and at the end of the day she still smiled

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes, I played basketball, baseball, and ran track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Yes, I played both sides of the ball

At your position, what separates you from others?

What separates me from others I play with no fear I try to score every time I touch the ball

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

When watching film I look for the opposing team weak spots and how they roll their coverages

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I ever faced had to my teammate Chace Green. This guy is an amazing athlete that knows how to be around the ball.

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

I can compare my game to Tavon Austin because with the ball in our hand it’s deathly.

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

Biggest obstacle I had to overcome was Hurricane Katrina and my Dad getting killed. You can’t really overcome a death in the family but it made me stronger. Hurricane Katrina just showed me don’t take nothing for granted because it can be gone within a second.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pre-game I watch a few highlights, write down my goal for this game and then hit the field  and warm up with my playlist

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

Not playing down to a small school level

What is your biggest strength?

Biggest strength I have a good football IQ

What is your biggest weakness?

Weakness play with to much passion

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

I would say I’m a hard worker and I will give you my all no matter what

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

I would pick my Dad, 2-Pac, and Oprah

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

My moms a house

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?

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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