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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Davontae Merriweather, DB, West Texas A&M

Davontae Merriweather is a game changer in the secondary for the WTAMU defense

Davontae Merriweather is a game changer in the secondary for the WTAMU defense

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?

Davontae Merriweather

What is your Height/Weight?

6,2 205

What is your position?

Safety

Where do you play college football?

West Texas A&M

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

Help Coach Pop Warner football and leaving them with a smile on their face

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

Geology

Where are you from?

Palmdale California

Who is your role model, and why?

My Dad, just cause he always been there for me . He push me everyday, help me set my goals just a humble person

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I Ran Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

I played everything from running back to Wide Receiver

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ball skills, physically , talent and play recognition.

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

Tendencies, QB drops , Formation basically their habit.

Who was the toughest vplayer you ever faced?

My Boy Eric Lauderdale and Turner Jackson

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

Ed Reed , just cause he fearless and Athletic on the field

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

Losing my v back a couple years ago and just losing my cousin this past summer . R.I.P Gina & NuNu

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Dance and look into the sky and think

What is your biggest strength?

Ball Hawk I will find that balls quick and I’m a student of the game great IQ .

What is your biggest weakness?

Would be Flexibility

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

I’m a great player to have around have great chemistry with teammates . Hard worker willing to compete . If you take a chance on me  you will keep a smile on you forever

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

Raiders Charles Woodson and The truth Sean Taylor

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

Cousin NuNu , Bernie Mac , Aaliyah

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

My mom a house

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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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