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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Diquan Richardson, DB, Bethune-Cookman

What is your name?

Diquan Richardson

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 170

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Bethune Cookman University

Where are you from?

Alvin, South Carolina

Who is your role model, and why?


Tyrann Mathieu because he plays the same position as me and him sitting out a year and preserving through all his injuries and stuff and keep coming back and balling out and he is not big in size but his heart is big and that’s how I feel about myself

Who was your favorite teacher?


Favorite teacher my 6th grade English teacher Ms. Dayton

Did you play any other sports growing up?


Played basketball, soccer ran track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?


The toughest player i ever faced would have to be Mark Walton from the University of Miami

Who is the most underrated player on your team?


Most underrated player on my team I would say Jamal Burgess he plays corner and always on the best WR for the other team

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


We Ball-Meek Mill ft Young Thug??

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


I would compare myself to Landon Collins and Tyrann Mathieu. Landon because he helps out in the run and does his thing in coverage and Tyrann because he’s just a play maker and all over the field and plays bigger than he really is.

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


Biggest obstacle I over came in my life was not getting any offers out of high school not knowing if I would ever play again to walking on to a D2 program to that program being shut down after a year to me being here where I am today I’m just blessed.


Do you have any pre-game rituals?


Pre game rituals I have to have purple skittles before the game

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?


Most memorable moment was my pick 6 against North Texas an FBS opponent

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


Gave a homeless man on the streets 40$ and he didn’t even ask for it

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?


Miami Dolphins

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


Sean Taylor, My Mom and every NFL owner!

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