NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Deniko Carter, WR, West Georgia
What is your name?
My name is Deniko Carter
What is your Height/Weight?
I am 6’5 180 pounds
What is your position?
I play WR
Where do you play college football?
I played football for The University of West Georgia
Where are you from?
I am from Baltimore, MD. The greatest city is America.
Who is your role model, and why?
My older brother, just growing up with him having him by my side showing me the right way to do things. He my motivation to keep fighting.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Yes I also played football and ran track.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
As far as an individual player, nobody. I eat DBs for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Most UNDERRATED player on my team was Perry Seldon. Very very talented, he plays RB. He was moved to DB for a short period of time which I’m sure he still has nightmares of me lol, but overall he’s a great RB.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Lil Boosie new album called “Boopac”. Any song on that album will get me fired up. I like rappers who talk about life, things I can relate to.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
A.J Green with a little spice of Julio. I play physical, attack the ball in the air, get in and out my routes, and my height.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
One of my biggest obstacles was understanding that just because you fail don’t mean it’s over, just continue to grind and fight for your dream. I also had to separate myself and sacrifice some things.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I just go to the end zone and say a prayer for my family and friends and just ask God to bless me with a good game.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
50 yard Hail Mary against Albany State just before halftime.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
I’ve fed the homeless, gave homeless people money. Growing up in Baltimore you’ll see a lot of homeless people and it’s sad. I just try to help whenever I can, I feel like God put me here to help other people.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Muhammad Ali, Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X