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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Dion Henrique, DB, New Mexico State University

Dion Henrique is a solid defender

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 500 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? : 

Roedion (Dion) Henrique

What is your Height/Weight?  

A:6’2 203

What is your position?  

A: CB/S

Where do you play college football?

A: New Mexico State University

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

A: helping youth/peewees football practice

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

A:calculus

Where are you from? 

A:born in Curaçao (Willemstad) growth up in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)

Who is your role model, and why? 

A: parents just because I know I WAS a hand full as a kid and they helped me through a lott and was/is always there for me

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

A: baseball, track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

A: wide receiver

At your position, what separates you from others? 

A: my size and strength 

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

A: formations and routes

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

A: Laquan Treadwell

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

A:Because of my size I would say Sherman  but I like Marcus Peters

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

A: Coming out here in the state to play football away from my family…but because of me wanting to play football on next level I really bad I had to just change my mindset

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

A:not really just listening to music

What is your biggest strength? 

A: size, strength and footwork

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

A: I’m a big corner that have great agility and technique that can play all type of schemes. I’m a versatile player

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

A: Nnamdi Asomugha

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

A:grandpa just because of the story he has about the family. And Deion Sanders for knowledge of the game and to have a good time Kevin Hart he is so funny

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

A: a big truck for my dad

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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