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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyree Lee, RB, Chowan University

Tyree Lee of Chowan is a very amazing running back. He hits the hold hard and is a solid pass catcher out the backfield

Tyree Lee of Chowan is a very amazing running back. He hits the hold hard and is a solid pass catcher out the backfield

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?

Tyree Lee

What is your Height/Weight?

190 lbs. 5’9″

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Old Dominion University & Chowan University

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

Helped disabled children with activities, read books to elementary kids, mentored as well in high school.

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


Where are you from?

Hampton, VA

Who is your role model, and why?

My big brother because he was basically my father figure.

Did you play any other sports growing up?


Did you play any other positions in football?

Quarterback, slot, corner back, and safety

At your position, what separates you from others?

I see the whole field once I get the ball and ninety-nine percent of the time, the first guy misses

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

Aggressive D-ends and Safeties

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Not Applicable

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

Transferring and becoming eligible again to play football

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Just walk around the field and visualize the game while listening to music  

What is your biggest strength?

My vision

What is your biggest weakness?

My size

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

I’m a hard worker. I’m dedicated in everything I do, on and off the field. I’m reliable, responsible, and consistent. I’m a team player.

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

LaDainian Tomlinson and the Chargers

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

My brother Vick, LaDainian Tomlinson, and my mother, Carmelita.

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

A house for my family

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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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