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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Marcus Brown, WR, Chadron State

Chadron State wide out

Chadron State wide out Marcus Brown is a big kid that has a great skill set

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?

Marcus Brown

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2 200lbs

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Chadron State

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

At my church we would gather gifts and pass them out to less fortunate children during Christmas.

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

Microeconomics

Where are you from?

San Antonio Texas, live in Colorado Springs, CO

Who is your role model, and why?

My father is my role model, he is very intelligent and determined to accomplish his goals he doesn’t let anything get in his way of achieving those goals

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, basketball and ran track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Safety

At your position, what separates you from others?

My size/ strength athleticism

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

I look for coverages and db alignment and their technique, I look for corners strengths and weaknesses and use those to determine my plan at the line of scrimmage

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Cariel Brooks, Adams State

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

I would say that my play is similar to Vincent Jackson because of the similar speed and he was a free agent when he first came into the league he was underrated but came into the league and proved himself as a valuable receiver

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

Just listen to music and pray

marcus-1Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I feel that we overcome not being exposed as much it’s much harder to play at the next level coming from a d2 having to get your name out there is an obstacle

What is your biggest strength?

Size/Speed

What is your biggest weakness?

To competitive at times

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

If I were a GM and gave me a chance to sell myself I would tell them I’m ready physically and mentally to compete at the highest level I’m ready for the challenge

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

Favorite player was Randy moss and favorite team is the Baltimore Ravens

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

Ray Lewis, Bernie Mac, President Obama

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

The first thing I would buy is whatever my sister and my nephews want because she deserves the world.

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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