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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D’Mon Tucker, OL, Lane College

Lane College offensive lineman D'Mon Tucker is a massive man with a mean streak

Lane College offensive lineman D’Mon Tucker is a massive man with a mean streak

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?

D’ Mon Tucker. 

What is your Height/Weight? 

6”6, 305

What is your position?

Offensive Line 

Where do you play college football?

Lane College

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

Playing football with the local kids from Jackson TN on my free time, setting examples and teaching younger kids how to be great Role Models. 

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

Trigonometry

Where are you from?

Detroit, Michigan

Who is your role model, and why?

My Mom, because she’s the strongest person I know, and she never gives up because things get tough.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Baseball,Wrestling,Basketball, and Karate

Did you play any other positions in football?

DT, G, C, and T

D'MonAt your position, what separates you from others?

My aggressiveness, quickness off the ball, and finishing blocks.

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

The best defensive lineman and linebacker on the field, the strategies the opposing team uses to utilize them. As well as opponents favorite moves blitz, stunts, shifts, ball get off, and hand and hat placement.  

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Gabb Mass

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

Jahrri Evans, because of his motor, toughness, and his ability to finish opponents.

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

Seeing my bother sentenced to 25 years in prison was hard to stomach. I grasped a better understanding of my purpose and the man that God intends me to be. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Before kickoff I tell myself “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.

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

Playing football at a smaller school paves a road that has curves, detours, and heavy traffic. It’s not about how you start, but how you finish.

What is your biggest strength?

Aggressiveness, quickness, and finishing blocks.

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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