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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Dalvin Acker, CB, Langston University

Dalvin Acker of Langston has a nose for the ball.

Dalvin Acker of Langston has a nose for the ball.

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? 

Dalvin Acker

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’10 170

What is your position? 

Cornerback

Where do you play college football? 

Langston University

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

Help mentally challenged kids at their field day

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

 

Statistics

Where are you from? 

 

Picayune, Mississippi

Who is your role model, and why? 

 

John Feaster and my Mom are hardworking people that never complained no matter how tough the situations got and always has faith and finds good even in bad situations

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

 

Basketball/Track and Field

Did you play any other positions in football? 

 

Wide Receiver

At your position, what separates you from others? 

 

The ability to forget about the negative plays that happen from time to time and continue to compete at a high level

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

 

What the receiver does off the line, and favorite routes

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

 

Sheldon Augustine

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

 

Senquez Golson fast undersized corners with lockdown ability that play bigger than our size shows

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

 

Hurricane Katrina and my mom and just having faith in God that every thing happens for a reason

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

 

Talk to God and Listen to Kevin Gates

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

 

Getting Exposure

What is your biggest strength? 

 

My feet and Ball skills

What is your biggest weakness? 

 

Using hands a little more on jam

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

 

I am a lockdown corner and hardworker that is going to give you 100% every time I’m on the field.

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

 

Mike Vick/Falcons

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

 

Tupac, Malcolm X, and Kevin Gates

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

 

My Mom 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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