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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Nicholas Norris, WR, Western Kentucky University

Nicholas Norris is a ball player, who has speed and great hands

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?

Nicholas Norris aka Cheebo

What is your Height/Weight?

5’9”-170 lbs.

What is your position?

Slot receiver

Where do you play college football?

Western Kentucky University

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

Coolest thing I’ve ever done off the field is volunteer and assist with the Special Olympics. It was extremely gratifying to see the smiles on the kids’ faces and to assist them in achieving their goals.

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

Biology

Where are you from?

Miami, Florida

Who is your role model, and why?

Antonio Brown, the way he carries himself on and off the field.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball when I was younger, Track & Field in high school

Did you play any other positions in football?

Quarterback in Little League, Receiver in high school.

At your position, what separates you from others?

My football IQ, and my speed, that allows me to get separation from defenders.

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

DB weaknesses

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Fitzpatrick from Alabama

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

Tyreek Hill, speed, explosiveness and also his ability to get separation from the defensive backs.

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

Always being the underdog, I overcame it by out working everyone, and working to separate myself from the competition.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Music, prayer

What is your biggest strength?

Awareness

What is your biggest weakness?

Strength

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

Your search for an explosive, game-changing receiver is over. I am willing to sacrifice what ever it takes to be a difference maker in the NFL and will not let you regret signing me to your team.

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

Mike Vick/ 2000 Chargers

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

Tupac, Biggie Smalls, Sean Taylor

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

A new 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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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