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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chuckie Keeton, QB, Utah State University

Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton fought injuries, but he has what it takes to play at the next level

Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton fought injuries, but he has what it takes to play at the next level

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? 

Chuckie Keeton

What is your Height/Weight? 

6-1 205

What is your position? 

Quarterback

Where do you play college football? 

Utah State University

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

Coached in a football camp in New Orleans, Sugar Bowl weekend with the All State Good Hands Team

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

Big Data Analytics

Where are you from? 

Houston, Texas

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mom, she graduated early from HS to take care of her family and is one of the hardest workers I know.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field

Did you play any other positions in football? 

WR, 1 year

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My playmaking ability and my decision making

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

Possible coverage tendencies, defender techniques, and which defender to attack.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Devon Kennard

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

Russell Wilson, mobility within the pocket, being able to extend plays, and play making ability.

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

Tearing my ACL in 2013, I overcame it through a strong connection with God, my family/teammate support, and a lot of patience.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Taking a nap before the game and reading Joshua 1 from the Bible.

Chuckie KeetonWhat is your biggest strength? 

My decision making

What is your biggest weakness? 

Throwing without my feet planted in the pocket

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

My dream is not to play in the NFL, my dream is to help a team win a Super Bowl in any way possible.

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

Bo Jackson, The Oakland Raiders

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

Tinashe, Jesus, Al Davis

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

A puppy, Alaskan Malamute

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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