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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Demetrius Monday, CB, Kent State University

What is your name?

Demetrius Monday

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10..195

What is your position?

Cornerback

Where do you play college football?

Kent State University

Where are you from?

Atlanta, Ga

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, because I watched him overcome a lot of things growing up that showed me how to never give up.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Wollinzer

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball & basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Denzel Keyes – NCA&T

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Trey Harrell

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

Derek Deshon – Hardway

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

Malcom Butler

Because we are deceptively fast and we both play with physicality and technique.

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

Coming back off of my junior year injury. I kept working and prayed about it. I attacked treatment and training everyday.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listening to music and saying a prayer. I like being kind of loose before a game.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Strip fumble for a 80 yard touchdown vs Minnesota.

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

Went and talked to multiple groups of kids about making out of their environment.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

The Falcons.

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

Jay-Z, LeBron James, and Steve Jobs

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