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Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Marquis Hendrix, Linebacker

Marquis Hendrix Free Agent
Free Agent linebacker Marquis Hendrix has a high motor. He recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds.

Hello, I am @jrberendzen on Twitter and this is one of my free agent interviews where I ask very deserving free agents questions about the players themselves and about what a team would get in these players. All of these players should get picked up by NFL, CFL, and XFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview of Marquis Hendrix and follow his journey on Twitter @MarquisHendrix1

1.Rank focus, footwork, and skill-based on what is most important to you as a football player and explain why?

For me it’s focus, skill, then footwork, which is the most important. Of these three being focused and locked is most important. Mental toughness is definitely key in the field. And If you don’t have this trait, then the other two don’t matter when you are on the field. 

2.What is your favorite stadium that you have played in?

Favorite Stadium I played in was Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, FL.

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

My mindset on the football field is to make sure I have all my assignments and keys locked in. Also, make sure my teammates are on the same page while being a leader on the field.

4.What are your favorite moments from your football life?

My favorite moments of my football life was playing against Nebraska. During that game, I had a sack and numerous tackles.

5.What is your favorite workout?

My favorite workout is plyometrics and track workouts.

6.If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

I would hang with Ray Lewis. He was one of the best to ever do it..playing linebacker I would just like to pick his brain and learn a lot from him.

7.What type of energy do you bring onto the football field?

The type of energy I bring to the field is very vocal. I am someone that’s always going to be excited. 

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

When I was 8 years old, just watching football on TV and realizing I had a love and passion for the game.

9.What do you hope to achieve as a football player?

For me to achieve as a football player, all the goals I have a set for myself. At a young age just dreaming of fulfilling all those goals. 

10.What has been your biggest challenge in life?

My biggest challenge in life has been just getting through adversity no matter what the circumstance. Just staying focused and keeping my eyes on the prize.

11.What would a team get in a player like you?

To whatever team that gives me an opportunity, they are going to get a vocal leader, high energy, and a relentless player.

12.If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

My reality TV show would be called “The Life of Henny” because I work hard each and every day to be the best and the most elite at what I do.

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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