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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Larry “Marty” Bishop, RB, Norfolk State

What is your name?

Larry Bishop III ( Marty )

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 235

What is your position?

Hybrid back FB/RB

Where do you play college football?

West Liberty University/ Norfolk St. University

Where are you from?

Roanoke, Va

Who is your role model, and why?

I don’t have a physical role model, I just want to do everything in my power to keep my family happy and show kids from my area anything is possible

Who was your favorite teacher?

Dr. Sullivan (NSU) she helped me through a lot during my final year in College

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Baseball, & Track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Tarik Cohen was probably the best pound for pound player I ever witnessed

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Sha’keem Copeland/ Myself

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

Too Many Years Kodak Black in honor of my friend who past away and was buried on my Birthday ( Lukie D)

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

Jeremy Hill/ James Wilder Jr.

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

My son being born at the age of 19, basically I had to mature at a young age because I had somebody looking up to me and following my every move.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listen To Lil Durk and meditate

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Scoring the game-winning touchdown against FAMU

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

Work kids camp for the kids back in my hometown. The experience was humbling knowing I had that many people looking up to me.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Growing up I like the Jacksonville Jags

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

Melva Jennings,  James Granville Stokes “Bro”,  & Raymond Jennings Sr.

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