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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Eric Poindexter, WR, Quincy University


Quincy's Eric Poindexter is a big time playmaker. He has wheels and can take the top off

Quincy’s Eric Poindexter is a big time playmaker. He has wheels and can take the top off

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?

Eric Poindexter Jr.

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11, 185

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Quincy University

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

Special Olympics

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

Counseling theory

Where are you from?

Newport News,  Virginia

Who is your role model, and why?

The females is my life that raised me.  They strong, fearless, and never gives up.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball, basketball, track and field, and tennis

Did you play any other positions in football?

Return specialists

At your position, what separates you from others?

Route running

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


Who was the toughest player you ever faced?


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

Golden Tate,  smaller but plays big.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes,  to many to name.

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?


What is your biggest strength?

Sure handed

quincyWhat is your biggest weakness?


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

I play the game with love and energy,  I never stop until the clock says triple 0’s.

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

No one

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

Michael Jackson,  Obama, and Usher

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Whatever my mother, grandmother,  and godmother wants. 

Rapid Answers:

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  • Better Running Back Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders?
  • Better safety Eric Weddle or Ed Reed?
  • Better linebacker Ray Lewis or Luke Kuechly?


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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