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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chad Davis, CB, University of North Texas

Chad Davis is a shut down corner who is so physical. He is a monster in coverage.

NFL 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? 

Chad Davis 

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’11 187 

What is your position? 

CB 

Where do you play college football? 

University Of North Texas 

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

I go back to my high school, and speak with young guys about staying on top of they grades.  I tell them how to become student-athletes in college so they can one day be in my position. I also would like to coach.

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

Marketing 3880 

Where are you from? 

Originally from LaMarque Tx, Moved to Houston TX, my Ninth grade year in High school. 

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Uncle, because he brought me into his home and allowed me an opportunity to better myself. He put me in position to be successful.   

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Track, and basketball 

Did you play any other positions in football?

WR, RB 

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My feet and speed also the ability to learn different defensive schemes.

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

I’m looking to see if the WR has good feet, his release off the line, and if he does a good job of creating separation through his route. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

JJ Nelson 

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

Chris Harris Jr. , because he plays every snap with a chip on his shoulder. He is a smaller guy but plays physical and fast 

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

Making the transition from a smaller town to a bigger city and Adapting to new adjustments. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Pre game I take the field, run through some stretches, and go through my DB drills to work up a sweat 

What is your biggest strength? 

Dedication to the game and improving my craft   

What is your biggest weakness? 

Overcompensating and not given myself time to rest and relax 

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

I am a diamond in the rough 

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

Favorite Team Caroline Panthers Favorite Player Steve Smith 

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

Malcolm X, Deion Sanders , Muhammad Ali  

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

Pay my Mom’s bills so she can start a daycare. I would Invest the rest.  

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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