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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Marshon Crowder, S, University of Dubuque

Marshon Crowder Dubuque
Dubuque defensive back Marshon Crowder recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Marshon Crowder
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Position: Athlete/Safety
  • College: University of Dubuque
  • Twitter: @MarsCrowder7

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Woodfire Grille or El Pasianos.

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Certain flaws of a player I could take advantage of.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

• Invest in some low income buildings, to help those who struggle with housing, as well as better the community.

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not graduating college early to pursue health career.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My Leadership and world ethic, lead by example type of person.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Freddy Walton and AJ Hunter

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Just Mars!

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What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

• My under graduate degree is Human Health Science, while I’m pursuing an EMT certification, with hopes of going to graduate school to be a Physicians Assistant.

What is your coolest life moment?

• Becoming a father to a beautiful baby boy!

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• I’m big on late 90’s early 00’s R&B.

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

• Micheal B. Jordan, he could capture the role with ease.

Who is your favorite football team?

• Chicago Bears

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

• “Beware, the truth may hurt.”

What is your biggest fear?

• Absolute biggest fear is being average.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Taysom Hill, hands down.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• Headphones go in right after team brunch. I take a stroll through campus to get to the locker room. I change into my shorts and socks and cleats. Walk onto the field, then begin my warm-up routine. Stretch, jig, couple sprints, couple technique drills, then boom, I have a sweat going. All during this warm-up session, I envision the game in my mind.

Do you have any hobbies?

• Cooking, Biking, Gaming

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

• A Micheal Joseph or Defensive Taysom Hill.

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

• My family and my son. Without them I really wouldn’t be in the situation I’m in now.

What motivates you to work hard?

• Being a statistic. All my life I’ve worked and trained myself to beat the odds by all means. I follow my own path.

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