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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Elvin De La Rosa, DB, Fayetteville State University

Elvin De La Rosa
Fayetteville State defensive back Elvin De La Rosa is a playmaker who recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Elvin De La Rosa
  • Height: 6’1 1/2 
  • Weight: 205
  • Position: SS/ CB
  • College: Fayetteville State University
  • Twitter: @ElvinDeLaRosa_

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Arigatos 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • My versatility being able to play multiple position and coverage skills.

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

  • Drop some money in my mother’s bank account instantly.

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • Haven’t came across it. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My aggressiveness 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • I am, all year around it doesn’t stop. 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Eazy 

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

  • Mass Communications, to own a real state company.

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Traveling to Europe

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Andre 3000 Hey Ya!

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

  • Jamie Fox 

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • Eagles

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


What is your biggest fear? 

  • Failure

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Donte Jackson Cornerback Panthers 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • Listening to music, going to the training room to stretch, warming up on the field on my own, turning up with my brothers in the locker room a few minutes before the game.

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • Videos games, enjoying the silence of my front porch, Hiking, gym 

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

  • Derwin James 

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

  • My mother is a hardworking woman it’s always just been us two in this world since I can remember I’ve watched her work her butt off for what she has now. She’s taught me the value of hard work and dedication I apply to everything I do today. 

What motivates you to work hard?

  • Wanting to better myself and to put my folks in position.  

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

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