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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Laquan Middleton, CB, Northern Michigan University

Laquan Middleton is a solid cornerback with a great cover skills

Laquan Middleton is a solid cornerback with a great cover skills

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?

Laquan Middleton

What is your Height/Weight?

I’m 5’8 183lbs

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

 Northern Michigan University

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

One of the coolest things I’ve done was participate in a walk that took place at our school called “Take a walk in her shoes” which was a walk against domestic violence

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

Accounting 240

Where are you from?

I’m from Spring Valley, New York

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother for being a single mother with 4 children and doing whatever it took to make sure we had what we needed and never complaining or making any excuses.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I also played basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

I’ve played RB and QB also

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’m a student of the game. I’m always looking to improve in all areas and I’m going to make whoever is lined up across from me work for everything.

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

Tendencies, route concepts and personnel

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Kevin White. #7 pick for the Bears in the 2015 draft

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

I don’t compare my game to anyone. I feel like I have my own style, but there are definitely a couple player’s game I try and take pieces from

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

Just making it to college and being in the position I’m in today. Not becoming a product of my environment

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I just like to listen to music and relax

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

People questioning my ability because they might not think I played a high level of competition

What is your biggest strength?

My toughness and instincts

What is your biggest weakness?

Some may think it’s my size so I guess I’ll go with that haha

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

Taking a chance on me you can expect to get a hard worker that is willing to do whatever it takes for the success of the team and myself. You’ll never have to worry about me off the field as well.

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

Sean Taylor and I never really had a favorite NFL team

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

Tupac, Rihanna and Jay-Z

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

I plan on being smart with how I spend my money but probably whatever my mom wants

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

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

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