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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chris Durant, OL, William & Mary

What is your name?

Chris Durant

What is your Height/Weight?

6’4 300

What is your position?

Left Tackle

Where do you play college football?

College of William and Mary

Where are you from?

OakHill Virginia

Who is your role model, and why?

My Father; He didn’t have much growing up as a child but was able to make his own path without the help of many others and was able to provide for me immensely while growing up.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Powers. She was my 8th grade civics teacher.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball from 3rd grade until 12th, and I played soccer until I got to high school

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Victor Ochi or Tanoah Kpassagnon

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Jack Armstrong. He is a great receiver but his perimeter blocking goes untouched much of the time.

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Any Lil Wayne song

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

David Bakhtiari

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

Probably getting hurt my senior of high school. I came back through hard work and dedication

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I actually don’t, I usually relax. Listen to whatever is playing in the locker room, and do what I need to in the training room.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Beating JMU my redshirt sophomore year on homecoming. The last touchdown we scored to seal the game is my favorite play.

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

I gave two strangers a 45 minute ride after their car broke down and both their phones were dead.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

The Eagles, no real reason as to why though.

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

Jim McNally, DJ Khaled, and Malcolm X

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