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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shawn Pierce, OL, Prairie View A&M

What is your name? 

Shawn Pierce 

What is your Height/Weight?

 6’4 290 

What is your position? 

Offensive Line 

Where do you play college football? 

Prairie View A&M University 

Where are you from? 

Odessa, Tx 

Who is your role model, and why? My role model is my father. Because he has shown me how to be a man and always made sure that everything I did was as close to perfect as It could be and that followed me all through life. Has been the best father anyone could ask for. 

Who was your favorite teacher?


Did you play any other sports growing up?

 I played Basketball and I threw shot and disc in high school. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Daeshon Hall

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Stafon McCray 

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

Unstoppable – YFN Lucci 

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

Joe Thomas because he is a technician and real patient in pass pro. 

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

The biggest obstacle was losing both of my grandparents a month apart that I stayed with the majority of my summers. I overcame that obstacle by trusting in God and doing everything I did from then on to the best of my ability. 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Before the game, I pray on the sideline by our bench. 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Scoring a touchdown on a trick play on a senior night. 

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

I have done plenty of things in the community from visiting retirement homes on holidays and visiting and taking food to the sick from my church. I also have helped people in the community with varies things. 

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

The Detroit Lions because my cousin played WR for them. 

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

My grandparents and my Aunt Redda

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