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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chris Washington Jr., CB, Northern Michigan University

Chris Washington of Northern Michigan is a playmaker

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?

Chris Washington Jr

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 190

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?        

Northern Michigan University 

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

I was good friends with a guy that was in a wheel chair on campus 

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

Web design 

Where are you from?

Fort Lauderdale Florida I 

Who is your role model, and why?

SJ Green, because he motivates me to be a better person on and off the field

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I ran track an played basketball  

Did you play any other positions in football?

Safety/Wide Receiver

At your position, what separates you from others?

My patience at the Line of scrimmage 

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

I like to look for tendencies in the WR and play caller 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Jeff Janis 

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

Chris Harris Jr. 

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

Moving 28 hours from home 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes, I call my Mom a few hours before the game 

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is that I’m coachable 

What is your biggest weakness?

My size 

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

If you bring me in your going to bring in a great teammate an a player that is willing to put in the work for the team 

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

Ed Reed is my favorite players 

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

Champ Bailey, Darrell Revis and my Mom 

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

My Mom a car 

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 [email protected]

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