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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: DeMarcus Glover, DE, Faulkner University

DeMarcus Glover is a dog for Faulkner

NFL Draft Diamonds has interviewed some of the best small schoolers to make it to the NFL.  Last year our team interviewed over 750 players from NAIA to the FBS.  This year we went to NFL teams scouts for every question on this interview.  Ten NFL scouts who are avid readers of Draft Diamonds put this interview together for our reader’s pleasure.  We hope you enjoy this interview, with another potential NFL draft prospect.

    •    Name: DeMarcus Glover
    •    Height: 6’4
    •    Weight: 290 
    •    Position: Defensive Tackle/ End
    •    College: Faulkner University 
    •    Twitter: dglover850
Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?
  • I’m from Pensacola, Florida better yet known as the Panhandle, and what I love most about Pensacola is the beach.
List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?
  • Film Study- Knowing your opponent to dominate
  • Practice- Reps after reps increases skill
  • Strength& Conditioning- Physical & Mental advantage
  • Honestly, all three are equally important if you want to be a successful football player.
What do you worry about, and why?
  • Try not to worry about much, God is in control of everything.
Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?
  • Biggest failure of my career was making poor decisions while at Western Kentucky. Ultimately causing me to lose my scholarship. I overcame this hardship by learning to take full advantage and make the most out of my opportunities.
What do your teammates say is your best quality?
  • Being an energetic active leader.
Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?
  • Keenan Reynolds from the Navy Academy, he played QB but was very mobile and could sling it anywhere on the field.
What would your career be if you couldn’t play football?
  • First love was basketball so maybe that. If not I would be a sports broadcaster.
Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?
  • I’m a neat freak so I have to go with room, can’t lay in a junk pile.
If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?
  • Family member because of how family oriented I am. I would still try to help the others.
If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?
  • Boobie Miles from Friday night lights because I’ve always wanted to run the ball. Also to potray him as a humble teammate no matter the talent he had.
Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?
  • Dealing with multiple deaths of close relatives and friends. I try to always think about the great memories I have with each of them individually and make them proud by me playin well.
What is your most embarrassing moment?
  • Getting blindsided my freshman year of high school ball.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
  • Getting to the QB for a sack on a big 3rd down, and blocking the field goal attempt the following play.

What song best describes your work ethic?
  • Ace Hood – “Hustle”
What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level?
  • They can measure everything but your heart. If you have enough of that you can achieve anything on any level.
If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?
  • My brother Anthony so he could play with his son and see how the family has been.
If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it?
  • The “Boom Boom Room”
Who is the most overrated player in the NFL?
  • All the players in the NFL worked really hard on their craft and put in countless hours so I wouldn’t say anyone is overrated.
Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?
  • Respected, even though you don’t like someone, you should respect them until they show you otherwise.
What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?
  • Easily has to be Aldon Smith, he was my favorite player coming up because of his skillset and the excitement he brought to the game. I don’t agree or tolerate with his off-field issues at all, but I hope the best to him.
Do you love to win, or hate to lose?
  • Both, I wish we could win them all!
Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?
  • Too many to list, I appreciate everyone who has been apart of my journey from the beginning and hope that I can continue to make them all proud.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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