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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Desmond Reece, WR, Tuskegee University

 

 

Desmond Reece of Tuskegee is a playmaker, who can expose a defense

Desmond Reece of Tuskegee is a playmaker, who can expose a defense

NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Desmond Reece Sr.

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10/175

What is your position?

WR

Where do you play college football?

Tuskegee University

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

Working with my church just to be any blessing I can to those who need help.

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

Managerial Economics

Where are you from?

Valley, AL

Who is your role model, and why?

Steve Smith Sr. He doesn’t let his size handicap his ability to make plays on the field. He has an attitude that says he can’t be stopped and that’s how I model my style of play.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and Track.

Did you play any other positions in football?

CB RB QB

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ability to adapt to my opponent and dissect the coverage of the defense on the run. 

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

The strength and weakness of my opponent.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Travis Lee

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

Antonio Brown and because of his size speed and precision route running.

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

Becoming a father. My family plays a big role in helping me hurdle that obstacle.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I vibe to some music and then say a prayer to the man above.

What is your biggest strength?

Route running and Aggression.

desWhat is your biggest weakness?

I beat myself up pretty bad when I make a mistake.

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

I’m a diamond that’s waiting to be uncovered and with an opportunity from your program my play will allow me to show you that I can shine.

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

Randy Moss was that guy but I Loved those Falcons. 

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

Skylar Diggins, Megan Good, and One of those Gonzalez twins.

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

A motor for my Crowne Vic. 

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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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