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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darius Curry, CB, Oklahoma State University

What is your name?

Darius Curry

What is your Height/Weight?

6’ 200

What is your position?

CB

Where do you play college football?

Oklahoma State University

Where are you from?

Flowery Branch, Ga

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad, because he is a great man and I aspire to be as great as a man he is one day.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Steerman, my first-grade teacher

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, baseball, and track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Outside of Oklahoma State’s receiving core (Marcell Ateman, James Washington, Chris Lacy, Tyron Johnson), Dede Westbrook

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Chris Lacy Wide Receiver

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

J Cole- Knock the Hustle

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

Richard Sherman and Aquib Talib. Big rangy corners

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

When my Dad, who had always been healthy my whole life, had a tumor in his head my sophomore year of high school. Not knowing if he would make it I prayed about it and put my faith in God that he would come out of the situation okay.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Prayer, music, Inky Johnson motivation videos

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My interception against Virginia Tech in my last bowl game.

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

Have clothes and shoes away. Also, have given food to people on the street.

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?

Martin Luther King, Inky Johnson, and Kobe Bryant

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