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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Juwan Dotson, WR, East Central University

Juwan is a very talent wide out with great hands and speed.

Juwan Dotson is a very talent wide out with great hands and speed. Juwan Dotson reminds me of an younger Anquan Boldin

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?

Juwan Dotson

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 195

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

East Central University

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

The coolest thing would have to be going up to the elementary school by my college and getting to read books to the kids while in my jersey. I never knew that even being a Division 2 football player that I had a responsibility to be a great role model for those who I may not even know are watching.

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

Definitely Chemistry

Where are you from?

San Bernardino, California

Who is your role model, and why?

My Grandmothers, they have both been through so much but have never given up. So growing up watching that I had no choice but to develop that “Keep Pushing Forward” mentality.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Corner, Safety, Running back, and Quarterback

At your position, what separates you from others?

My football IQ I take pride in the Preparation it takes to be great.

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

Tendencies of the defensive players. Things such as whether or not they give away coverages or have holes in there technique such as false steps or bad hips.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Tyquwan Glass

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

I would have to say Anquan Bolden/Steve Smith, there such Dogs on the field. I’ve never been the tallest player so I relate to Steve because like him I play much bigger than I am. And Anquan because no matter where the ball is I believe it’s my job to go get it PERIOD.

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

Losing my Big Brother Deivon. That really almost broke me I spent a lot of time dealing with that. I made it through because of my real family and my athletic family. Every team I played for after that I made it a purpose to create a brotherhood because I knew those ties were important.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I run through all my routes pre game. And I listen to the same playlist every game no matter what. I also pray in the end zone right before the coin toss.

What is your biggest strength?

My football IQ and my Hands

What is your biggest weakness?

Not having the chance to showcase my talent on the biggest college stage.

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

I know I have the talent to compete with the best not only because of my God given abilities but more importantly because of the work I am willing to put in to be better than I was the day before. There Is no sacrifice I will not make for my coaches or my team to be successful and I know that starts with me being fully committed to the grind.

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

Steve Smith Sr/ Atlanta Falcons

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

  • Martin Luther King
  • Tupac
  • Jackie Robinson

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

A new Home for my grand parents

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 [email protected]

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