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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Raheem Coxfield, LB, Livingstone College

Raheem Coxfield, the hard hitting linebacker from Livingstone College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Raheem Coxfield 
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 225
  • Position: ILB,LS
  • College: Livingstone College 
  • Twitter: @SSRTC10

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

•My hometown is Adel, GA. I love my city because that’s where I get my support and drive from 

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

• Practice, Strength and Conditioning, then Film

What do you worry about, and why?

• Not being the best family man and father 

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

• My sophomore year or high school I was an alternate for state in wrestling. I worked hard and listened to my coaches and came back my junior year and placed 5th in state

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Strength, Instinct 

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

• Rashard Higgins 

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

• Singer 

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

• Room 

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

• Family member cause I want to be the best family man I can be 

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

• The Joker, because we have similar stories 

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

• My freshman year of college at Savannah State I had a severe muscle spasm in my back and neck

What is your most embarrassing moment?

• Getting beat by a team we were better than 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

• I do not have a most memorable play because no matter what it is I worked my behind off to do that job or make that play 

What song best describes your work ethic?

• Kodak Black- str8 bars or Linkin Park- leave out all the rest 

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

• Knowledge 

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

• Brandon Doe my brother, he was who I went to when I needed to train or have any type of situation 

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

• Bully

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Eric Kendricks 

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

• Respected, because to be respected you have to have done something to get people respect 

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

• Ray Rice because his actions in that situation does not determine who he is as a person because who knows what he was really going through 

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

• Hate to Lose

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

•Frank Carter (my pops) when everyone gave up on me he gave me a chance and pushed me to be better and still does to this day 

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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