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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Ryhean McMorris, DB, Texas Southern University


Ryhean McMorris of Texas Southern will make you pay if you try to throw the ball deep

Ryhean McMorris of Texas Southern will make you pay if you try to throw the ball deep

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? 

Ryhean Mcmorris

What is your Height/Weight? 

5″9 195

What is your position? 

Defensive Back

Where do you play college football? 

Texas Southern University

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

The coolest thing I have done off the field would have to be helping out with the unfortunate.

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

Texas Government

Where are you from? 

Columbia MS

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mom is my role model because she is a hard working single parent.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 


Did you play any other positions in football? 

Running back

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My knowledge of the game knowing what has to be done when it has to be done.

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

Looking at the receivers every move from the smallest to the biggest things paying attention to

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

My best friend Deandre Johnson when we played little league.

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

Malcolm Butler

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

When my grandmother died I had to understand that she was going to a better place.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 


What is your biggest strength? 

My strength very strong for my position.

ryhWhat is your biggest weakness? 

Trying to make a big hit all the time ending with missed tackles.

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

I would let you know how of a good look I would be to your franchise and how you wouldn’t have any problems out of me most of all I would stress to you on how I will give my all to everybody in the organization and the fans.

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

Deion Sanders

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

My Grandmother, Bill Gates and Sean Payton

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

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