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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darren Walker, RB, University of Minnesota Duluth


Darren Walker is a play maker for Minnesota Duluth. This kid can play multiple positions

Darren Walker is a play maker for Minnesota Duluth. This kid can play multiple positions

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 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 to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Darren Walker 

What is your Height/Weight?

5’9 200 

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Minnesota Duluth 

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

Back home during the summer I referee and coach kids flag football leagues  

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

Communication Rhetorical Theory 

Where are you from?

Inglewood, California 

Who is your role model, and why?

My Dad, He’s shown me to work for everything I have and too keep working once you obtain it 


Did you play any other sports growing up?


I ran track and played basketball until my senior year of high school 


Did you play any other positions in football?


Strong Safety 


At your position, what separates you from others?


My ability to get out of my cuts fast 


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


I look at the Box to see what front the defense is in, then tendencies of the players 


Who was the toughest player you ever faced?


Juju Smith- Schuster in highschool 


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


Doug Martin because of our running style and versatility 



Darren Walker

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


Beats Headphones in all day 


What is your biggest strength?




What is your biggest weakness?


Cut blocking 


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


I‘m a student of the game as well as an hard worker


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


Reggie Bush & The Green Bay Packers 


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


Drake, Steve Jobs and Kobe Bryant 


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


A Ford Mustang  


Rapid Answers


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  • Who will win the Super Bowl this year? The Packers somehow
  • Who is Better: Barry Sanders or Emmitt Smith?
  • Who will win MVP in NFL? Ezekiel Elliott 
  • Who is Better: Deion Sanders or Richard Sherman? 


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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