NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Fredrick Lawrence, CB, Angelo State
What is your name?
My name is Fredrick Lawrence
What is your Height/Weight?
I am 5’9 173 pounds
What is your position?
Cornerback/Kick return/punt return
Where do you play college football?
Angelo State University
Where are you from?
From Lawrenceville, Ga, raised in Abilene, TX
Who is your role model, and why?
Michael Vick, grew up watching him play, he made a mistake that he had to pay for but he didn’t let it keep him down. He learned and grew as a person, and was bale to play in the NFL again.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Mr. Pogue at Abilene Cooper
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I ran track while also playing football.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Ricky Collins from Commerce
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Chief Keef War
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Desmond Trufant because he is a smaller cornerback but his quickness and aggressiveness makes up for it
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Not having money to be able to help my family and friends. Haven’t overcome it yet.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I walk all around the field turning the football pylons twice
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
In 2015, returned a 93 yard punt return for a touchdown with only 10 players on the field. The first game since my teammate Christian Taylor died.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
We had a little guy named Anthony that was going through a illness that we drafted to our team we were able to attend a couple games of his. He had this big section getting loud for him and his team.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
Favorite team Atlanta Falcons
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Sean Taylor, Barack Obama, and Michael Vick