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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chris Blair, LB/DB, Elon University

What is your name?

Chris Blair

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 212lbs

What is your position?

Safety, Outside Linebacker

Where do you play college football?

Elon University

Where are you from?

Winston-Salem, NC

Who is your role model, and why?

Pastor William Brown. He shows what it truly is to be a man of God

Who was your favorite teacher?

Professor Stout

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Kyle Lauletta QB from Richmond

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Daniel Reid-Bennett

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Lil Wayne- Rollin

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

Su’a Cravens, he is very versatile, you can put us anywhere in the defense and we will make plays.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

The death of my cousin Valentino Alston. I overcame it through prayer and support from family/friends.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen to music and visualize making plays from watching the film.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Catching an INT to send the game into overtime. (Which we won)

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Have about an hour conversation with a homeless man then gave him a gift.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Atlanta Falcons

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Both of my Great Grandmothers (Betty Blair and Ruth Hunter) and Ramesses II

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