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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: DeAndre Greer, DL, University of Minnesota Duluth

DeAndre Greer of Minnesota Duluth is a big boy with a motor.

  • Name: DeAndre Greer
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 290
  • Position: Defensive Line
  • College: University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Twitter: Dre_way71

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

   •    I grew up in Dolton, IL. The population is about 30,000. I used to love living right around the corner from the park. In the summer time, my brothers and I would often go to the field and play football. 

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

   •     This is difficult to rank importance because you equally need all three to have success on the field. 

What do you worry about, and why?

   •     I’m worried about going through life and not taking the necessary risks to be successful. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

   •    Easy going

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

   •     N/A

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

   •     I couldn’t imagine doing anything else but playing football

Room, desk and car – which do you clean first?

   •     Car

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

   •     I would save my family member. My family have always supported me and have my back, so I forever owe my family. 

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

   •     I would be the flash, I think it’d be cool to run as fast as he does. 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

   •     My most memorable play would be the force fumble I had against Concordia this year.

What song best describes your work ethic?

   •     Every season Roddy Ricch 

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

   •     Mental toughness 

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

   •     I would want to bring my grandfather back, just to be able to have one last conversation with him.

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

   •     Club Live

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

   •     Respected, you could not be able to please everyone.

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

   •     Can’t think of anyone right now.

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

   •     Hate to lose!

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

   •    My parents, they are the reason I grind everyday. I want to make them proud.

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