NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Damoun Patterson, WR, Youngstown State
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
I look up to my Mom, being 1 of 9 no matter how hard things got for us she never gave up and always kept faith, I used to catch her crying late night sometime when she thought we was sleep but she never let us see that side of her and I always felt I had to be strong for her.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My favorite teacher is Mrs.Washington, my fifth grade teacher.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
No I only played football
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Toughest player I faced is Roman Tatum out of SIU, we been rivals since my JR year of high school and some way ended up in the same conference in college, it’s always a good match up
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Most underrated player on my team is Samuel St. Surin
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
R.Kelly – I wish
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Julio Jones, because I got the ability to stretch the field and go deep at any time
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Graduating high school being homeless and expecting my first child, I overcame that by not giving up or losing faith
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I don’t have any rituals, I just show up
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
70 yard touchdown bomb on our second play of the game against Jacksonville st in the FCS playoffs
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Coolest thing I did outside of football was volunteer to feed the homeless on Christmas Day at a shelter in Kansas
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My Grandma, Chris Tucker & Charlie Wilson