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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Deonte Flemings, DB, Slippery Rock University



Deonte Flemings of Slippery Rock is a playmaker.

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?

Deonte Flemings “Ducky”

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 180

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Slippery Rock

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

Just giving away a pair of gloves and cleats

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


Where are you from?


Who is your role model, and why?

My mom cause she motivate me everyday


Did you play any other sports growing up?


I loved playing basketball


Did you play any other positions in football?


Yes, I played QB growing up but wasn’t tall enough


At your position, what separates you from others?


For my height and size I think im very physical, and have great ball skills


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


How they line up and how they react


Who was the toughest player you ever faced?


Garry Brown from CalPA and Von Person in JUCO


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


Asante Samuels because of his playing style and the way he jump balls, Brandon Carr because of his IQ of the game.


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


Not playing and being dismissed from the team. I had to just trust the process



Deonte Flemings

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


Praying, and talking to my mother


What is your biggest strength?


Competing with the best


What is your biggest weakness?


Taking plays off when we are winning


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


Just cause I came from a small school don’t count me out, because I can play football


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


Charles Woodson, The Steelers


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


Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and God


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


Move my mom and sister into a big house

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