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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Cory Morrow, DB, University of Akron

Cory Morrow is a solid safety prospect that is versatile. He could be a great special teams addition

NFL Draft Diamonds website 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?

Cory Wendell Morrow

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 205

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University of Akron

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

Visiting the Akron Children’s hospital and putting smiles on the faces of many kids!

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


Where are you from?

Born in Cleveland Ohio, Raised in Geneva, Ohio

Who is your role model, and why?

My older brother Roy Hall not only because he played in the NFL but because of how many lives he is able to touch and motivate with his experiences, lessons, and his nonprofit foundation. (THE DRIVEN FOUNDATION)

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball Baseball and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

WR, RB, QB, Corner, Linebacker

At your position, what separates you from others?

My physicality, team mentality and knowledge of the game. 

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

I look for weaknesses of any kind or repetitive tendencies

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Tyler Boyd

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

Nate Ebner because of his effort, hustle and hard work ethic.

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

Being a walk-on and earning a full athletic scholarship to help provide for my family 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


What is your biggest strength?

Being able to play all four phases of the kicking game.

What is your biggest weakness?

The deep ball

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

Talk about how I’d do anything to help the team and I’d bring nothing but leadership and hard work ethic to the team. I’d  push everyone around me to be the best of their abilities EVERYDAY! No off the field worries and I love to spend time giving back to the community.

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

Sean Taylor, and my favorite NFL team is the Cleveland BROWNS!

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

Barack Obama, Michael Jordan, and MLK

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

House for my beautiful Mother & family

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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