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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Nana Kyeremeh, DB, West Virginia University

Nana Kyeremeh, DB from West Virginia University is a ball hawk. He plays possessed

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?

My name is Nana Kyeremeh.

What is your Height/Weight?

  I’m 5’11 and weigh 190 lbs

What is your position?

I play cornerback.

Where do you play college football?

 I played at West Virginia University.

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

One of my proudest moments was during my leadership class, with help from my group we were able to have a basketball day in which children with disabilities were able to work with some of our student athlete basketball players and the learn fundamentals of the game.

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

The hardest class I took in college was Calculus 2.

Where are you from?

I’m from Columbus, Ohio.

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is my dad because he works so hard in order to ensure that his family is taken care of.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Growing up I ran track and played basketball.

Did you play any other positions in football?

 I’ve played safety, wide receiver, as well as cornerback.

At your position, what separates you from others?

What separates me from others is I focus on my technique and try to perfect that rather than just relying on my speed.

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

The first thing I look for in breaking down film is finding out the personnel sets and see what they like to do from each personnel. I also look at how teams try to attack the defense on third down. Another area I focus on is how receivers run their routes and how they release off the LOS.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I’ve ever faced was Josh Doctson from TCU.

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

If I could compare my play to any NFL player it would be Charles Woodson, he was a versatile player who was always around the ball making plays.

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

The biggest obstacle I’ve had to overcome in my life would be college, pursuing an engineering degree while playing football at a Power 5 school. I’ve overcame it by just managing my time, setting my priorities straight and having a lot of faith in God.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pre game rituals consist of reading Psalms 91 and visualizing myself making the big plays

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is I’m versatile, I can play corner, safety, nickel as well as all the special teams

What is your biggest weakness?

  My biggest weakness is I’m not as vocal as I could be.

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

 I would first say thank you for giving me this opportunity. Secondly, I lead by example and let my skills speak for themselves. I also can contribute to the team in many different ways, I love the game, I’m coachable and want an opportunity to help a team win a championship.

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

Growing up my favorite player was Brett Favre, and as you could guess my favorite team was the Green Bay Packers.

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

The three people I would choose would be Barack Obama, Kobe Bryant, and J Cole

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

The first item I will buy will be something for my parents. (their choice)

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