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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Dominique Tovell, LB, Louisiana Lafayette

Dominique Tovell is a fierce linebacker with a huge heart

Dominique Tovell is a fierce linebacker with a huge heart

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? 

Dominique Tovell

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’2 235

What is your position? 


Where do you play college football? 

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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

We have built homes with Habitat and Humanities.

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

Biology 110

Where are you from? 

Columbia, MS

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mother,  just an overall hard worker.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and baseball 

Did you play any other positions in football? 


At your position, what separates you from others? 

Tenacity,physical,and smart. I tend to study and percentages the most.

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

Breaking free of town nobody ever leaves, and I just put my head down and went to work everyday.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

No, just relax.

tovell1What is your biggest strength? 


What is your biggest weakness? 


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

I’m one of the most focused and hard nosed guys your going to find.  I also have the ability to learn the play book and play multiple roles.

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


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

Abraham Lincoln, Lawrence Taylor, Ray Lewis

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

Investing it somewhere

Rapid Answers:

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

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