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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Denzel Lewis, OL, Prairie View A&M University

Denzel Lewis is a big boy hoping to get on an NFL roster

Denzel Lewis is a big boy hoping to get on an NFL roster

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?  

Denzel Lewis

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’4 305

What is your position?  

Offensive Guard / Tackle

Where do you play college football?  

Prairie View A&M University

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

We handed out Turkeys to People in the Community around Thanksgiving Time

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

Anatomy  I&II

Where are you from? 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Parents, They Just Showed Me What Having Faith and Hard Work Can Do For You

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball , Baseball

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Everything On The Offensive Line

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My Football IQ, My Strength & I have Long Arms

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

Keys on when the Blitz are coming, D-Line stance on when they’re about to stunt and twist. Also which player in the front seven who’s the best.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Roderick Henderson ( Alabama St )

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

Trai Turner, He plays hard, plays aggressive and hates to lose

Do you have any pre-game rituals?  

Listen To Music & Visualize Myself Making Plays

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

Getting exposure

What is your biggest strength?  

My Football IQ

What is your biggest weakness?

 I overthink situations at times

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

I have a winning attitude, I’m an unselfish player. I love football and each play I will make sure you see that through my play.

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

My favorite team has always been the New Orleans Saints, and My Favorite Player was Orlando Pace

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

My Grandpa , My Aunt & Martin Luther King

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

I’m Not Even Sure

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie? 
  • NFL Network or ESPN? 
  • Coke or Pepsi?

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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