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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: DeMarcus Spurlock, LB, Texas A&M University -Kingsville

What is your name?

DeMarcus Spurlock

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11/230

What is your position?

ILB, OLB

Where do you play college football?

Texas A&M University -Kingsville

Where are you from?

Houston, Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

My high school coaches Plez Atkins and Will Cook, the reason is during my high school years they prepped me mentally, physically, and emotionally to be successful on the next level. Whether it’s been playing football or just working a normal job.

Who was your favorite teacher?

I would have to say Bennie Green!

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball and soccer.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced

As far as a skilled position I’d have to say  Tyreek Hill, he’s unreal.

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

The most underrated player on my team would have to be out fullback Kyle Williams, hardnosed Guy who doesn’t talk much but he will smack you.

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

It’s an old future song called ‘Itch’n .

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why? I’m going to say Elvis Dumervil. We are similar in size but skill set I would say I have to say Thomas Davis because of my versatility.

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

Growing up I didn’t really have a stable home so we moved around a lot. Switching schools and moving all over Houston made it challenging to stay on the right path, but I was able to find a stable high school with s great coaching staff that creates an environment for me to be successful.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Before the game, I like to get in the whirlpool and get my muscles loose, while jamming some music.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The memorable play for me was my junior year my first collegiate interception . I had been watching a specific play the whole week that they loved to throw .  As the game happened, the exact play happened and the ball came right to me .

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

Footballs a really big thing in kingsville, so me and another player went to a nearby small town and surprised the little league team at their end of the year banquet. We hung out, ate with them and got down and dirty and played backyard football with the kids. Something I’ll remember forever .

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

HOUSTON TEXANS

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

My three people would be My grandma, Muhammad Ali, and Nick Saban. All winners

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