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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dawandrick Crockett, DB, Northeastern State University

Dawandrick Crockett the playmaking defensive back from Northeastern State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Dawandrick Crockett the playmaking defensive back from Northeastern State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Dawandrick Crockett
  • Position: DB
  • College: Northeastern State University
  • Height: 6’0
  • Weight: 175
  • Twitter: @CrockettWan
  • Instagram: @dawandrick

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft? 

I’ve been playing this game my life both on the offense and defense side of the ball. Me knowing the ins and out of the offensive side of the ball, I’m able to figure out what their trying to accomplish.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I started playing at 7 years old but I fell in love with game When I was 8. 

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

I’m very big on family. I’m dedicated to being the best version of me for the ones I love. I was raised off love and loyalty, so even on bad days. I will always have your back.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

To get rid of COVID 19

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

What ever choice you make. Make sure your able to live with it. Because regret can consume your life.

Who was your childhood hero? 

My Mom and my past Coaches. They all helped  shaped me into the person I am today. 

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?

Issac a redshirt freshman. He comes in knowing he’s not going to play and goes hard in the weight room and the field. He would have made a impact on our last season. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

I would say Hearing Somebody complain 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

My grandfather passed away on the week I messed up my ankle. My ankle was messed up to the point I couldn’t play anymore. I trained and pray for my dream to stay in my vision and till this day I’m still facing adversity. My dream is to be a Pro Bowl player. That’s when Ill know I made it happen for real. 

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

Me being at another state. Northeastern state University taught me how to get out some more. The people their are very open and will have conversations with you about anything. Which helped me out a lot with meeting people. 

What is your favorite snack food?

Honey Bun

What is the best part of football? 

Other than playing on the field, Ill say Meeting teammates and creating relationships. 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

6’0, long arms, 4.4 speed, great hips and feet. Great ball skills and play recognition, Knows the IQ of a QB and WR, NEVER afraid to hit… I honestly think I was made for this position. 

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

I would say CJ Henderson 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, and Beyoncé. Why, It would be a conversation to watch, sport talk, music, it could be some singing at the table. A lot of knowledge and their own perspective of life would be passed around the table. 

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 [email protected]

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