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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Daniel Nwosu, TE, Colorado State University


Daniel Nwosu is a big target with blocking skills. He could be a sleeper in the 2017 NFL Draft

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? 

My name is Daniel Nwosu usually referred to as Danny Nwosu

What is your Height/Weight? 


What is your position? 

I play TE, H-back

Where do you play college football? 

Colorado State University

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

Being able to spend time at the boy and girls club its always a humbling experience.

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

Accounting 205, it was hard but it taught me a lot as far as depreciation and things of that nature.

Where are you from? 

Washington DC

Who is your role model, and why? 

My mother because of how hard she works, and her faith in the Lord.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, and track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I played outside linebacker my freshman year in college, 3-4 buck position/the rush end 

At your position, what separates you from others?

My ball skills and my physicality

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

The defenses tendency to blitz, do  they like to bring smash blitz or cat corner blitzes or others.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Having to block Cory James in practice now with the Oakland Raiders.

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

I would say Delanie Walker or Jordan Reed because of there versatility and how there able to move around in a offense and flex out things of that nature.

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

A death in the family and I overcame it by trying to accomplish what I promised them I would do.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I always say a prayer before the game one by myself, and sometimes with other teammates.

What is your biggest strength? 

My versatility, I’ve played both sides of the ball and I honestly feel like I could dominate on either side.

What is your biggest weakness? 

Not sure

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

I’m a versatile individual that can help your team. I’m a new age type of TE one that is hard to find that can really stretch defenses. I also am a hard worker that would love to come in and make an impact on special teams, I’ve blocked a punt in my college career and made multiple catches and good blocks on kickoff and kick return.

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

Vernon Davis was my favorite player but my favorite team growing up was always the Dallas Cowboys.

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

Jay- z , Sean Taylor, Malcolm X

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

A car for my mom.


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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