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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Martel Myers, DB, Belhaven University

Belhaven University defensive back Martel Myers is a ballhawk with good instincts

Belhaven University defensive back Martel Myers is a ballhawk with good instincts

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?

Martel Myers

What is your Height/Weight?

5″7 180

What is your position?

Cornerback and safety 

Where do you play college football?

Belhaven University 

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

Community service 

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

Business statistics 

Where are you from?

Long Beach California 

Who is your role model, and why?

Deion Sanders he did so much in the NFL and for the youth 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track and basketball in middle school

Did you play any other positions in football?

Running back corner back and safety 

At your position, what separates you from others?

My physicality 

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

The player tendencies 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Steven Burton he used to play for the Vikings and the JUCO I went to

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

Bob Sanders because  of physicality and out size 

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

Not getting to play my senior year in high school and I went home school my senior year in high school I finished then played as a freshman at Compton college 

MartellDo you have any pre-game rituals?

I pray before every game 

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

I have to prove that I can play on any level 

What is your biggest strength?

Knowledge of the game and coverage skills 

What is your biggest weakness?

I tend to jump routes 

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

I think I’ll be a good asset to the team and wherever you put me I will play it to the best of my ability 

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

Deion Sanders and favorite team was the Chiefs 

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

Step father , my fellow teammate T Rich who recently died and my mom

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

House for Mom 

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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