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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyrone Carter, WR, Chowan University


Tyrone Carter of Chowan is a playmaker. I love his abilities on the field

Tyrone Carter of Chowan is a playmaker. I love his abilities on the field

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? 

Tyrone Carter

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’0 188

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football? 

Chowan University

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

The coolest thing I did off the field was talk and help kids that look up to me.

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

The hardest class I took in college was college algebra.

Where are you from? 

I am from Rayville, Louisiana.

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mother is my role model, she taught me how to work hard and to never give up on your dreams.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Growing up I played football basketball, and ran track.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

In high school I played DB/WR

At your position, what separates you from others? 

What separated me from other are I am very humble I think attitude and effort is everything, also I never give up on a play and when the ball is in the air I attack it.

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

When I break down film I look for how he breaks on routes, how good is hips, do he put hands on, and find his weakness.

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

I try to play like Randy Moss because he’s fast and always take the ball deep and the top off the defense.

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

My biggest obstacle was when my father died it was a week before the season began. The way I had overcame the situation was to stay prayed up and keep my faith. Before the game started, I use to listed to a voice mail he sent me and that help me, it made me feel like he was there at my games watching over me.

What is your biggest strength? 

My biggest strength is my speed to take the ball deep and take the top off the defense.

What is your biggest weakness? 

My biggest weakness is my route running, there ok but they can be a lot better.

tyroneDo you have a pre-game ritual?

My ritual would be praying and ask God for guidance.

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

I would tell GM that I would be worth the second chance because I’m a young man that comes from nothing that’s very hungry and play with a chip on my shoulder.

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

My favorite player growing up is Randy Moss.

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

I would choose, Randy Moss, T.O, Jerry Rice.


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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