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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Cleandre Robinson, OL, Concordia St. Paul

Cleandre Robinson recently interviewed with Draft Diamonds

  •  Name: Cleandre Robinson
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 315
  • Position: C, OG
  • College: Concordia St. Paul
  • Twitter: Cle_Rob_51

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

  • I’m from Flint Michigan, we are currently still dealing with the water issues. What I love the most about my city is the overlooked talent we have.

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

  • Practice, Film study, and Strength and Conditioning

What do you worry about, and why?

  • I worry about life and if I’ll leave my mark somewhere, I want to impact people and help make a change.

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

  • I failed at college twice, I could’ve gave up but instead I wanted to finish what I started.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Brightening up peoples’ day, I was the person always making people laugh in the locker room and on the field.

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

  • Jeremy Faulk, played against him in JUCO played for Garden City and went on to play for Baylor.

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

  • Radio and TV production

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

  • Desk, Room, and Car

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

  • Three strangers because I couldn’t pick one family member.

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

  • Rick Grimes, because he’s a natural born leader.

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

  • Losing my father at a young age, when I got to the 9th grade I turn to football and the coaches changed my life. The coaches along with my brother became the father figures I needed to be successful in life.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

  • In the 5th grade I was kicked out of the 5th grade graduation because I was too “excited”.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

  • In Juco winning the Graphic Edge Bowl

What song best describes your work ethic?

  • Any Starltio and Don Trip song

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

  • Mentally tough

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

  • My Father, so we could talk one more time and so he can see how much I’ve grown and look like him.

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

  • IDK because put are always unsure about where they want to go so IDK would now be an option

Who is the most overrated player in the NFL?

  • Rob Gronkowski

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

  • Respected, because I don’t like it when people try and take advantage of me.

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

  • Sean Taylor and Marcus Vick

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

  • I hate to lose

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

  • My whole family, because we’re so tight and I know

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