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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Cam Shorey, DE, University of New Hampshire

 

Cam Shorey is a monster who is super athletic.

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? 

Cam Shorey

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’5″/260

What is your position? 

DE/TE

Where do you play college football? 

University of New Hampshire

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

Running the powerlifting event at the Special Olympics

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

Investment Analysis and Firm Valuation

Where are you from? 

Calais, Maine

Who is your role model, and why? 

My father because he is hard working, intelligent and spirited.

 

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

 

Basketball

 

Did you play any other positions in football? 

 

Tight end 

 

At your position, what separates you from others?

 

I’m smart and I diagnose plays quickly. I don’t stay on blocks long and I have ball skills.

 

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

 

Hints the offensive tackle and backfield set give to help diagnose potential plays before they happen

 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

 

Terrance West of Towson

 

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

 

Ryan Kerrigan, similar styles of play and body type

 

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

 

Tearing my ACL in high school, overcame it by developing a work ethic and learning the power of a positive attitude and outlook

 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

 

Listen to R&B to chill out and focus

 

What is your biggest strength? 

 

Block destruction/run defense 

 

What is your biggest weakness? 

 

Letting my eyes wander and seeing too much, not focusing on my keys

 

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

 

I’m a hardworking athlete that can contribute to an organization on either side of the ball and on special teams. I hate losing and will do everything I can for the organization to win.

 

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

 

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 

 

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

 

Warren Buffet, Tom Brady, Einstein 

 

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

 

Some means of transportation.

 

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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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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