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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Derrick Ledet, WR, East Texas Baptist University

Derrick Ledet is a big boy that can get down the field quickly

Derrick Ledet is a big boy that can get down the field quickly

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?

Derrick Ledet

What is your Height/Weight?

6’6 180

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?


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


Where are you from?

Orange, Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad because he pushed me to be Great

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Football , basketball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

I also so played DB in JR College

At your position, what separates you from others?

I’m a 6’6 WR that can either go up over you or Run pass you and I’m also Nice in Space  

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

Soft spots and windows in the Zone to make a QB Job Easier or if it’s man Coverage weakness in each DB’s Techniques

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Justin Thomas DB from Utah is my Best Friend. He’s the fastest DB I know, and helps get me better

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

AJ Green because we are just about the same height and we both run good routes

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

Be able to take care of myself having to Work on campus because we have no scholarships in our division

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I do speed ladder before each game it helps with my Body control and it makes my Routes faster in the Game

What is your biggest strength?

Speed and Routesderrick

What is your biggest weakness?

Size because I am only 180 pounds

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

I’m a tall very athletic WR. Who’s been running Track his Whole life who’s underrated and has a Chip on his Shoulder that’s all about winning with a Work ethic second to none and LOVES what he does!

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

My favorite player Growing up was AJ Green. I would always watch his highlights and try to mold my Craft on the field after him. My favorite team is the Cowboys. My family have routed for the Cowboys forever.

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

Deion Sanders Jerry Rice and Randy Moss just because they were the greatest to ever Play this Game

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

I would But my Mama a House and a Car and Pay off my school Loans 

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

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