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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Keyso Moss, DT, Missouri S&T



Keyso Moss can play both sides of the football. He has a knack for getting after the quarterback as well
Keyso Moss can play both sides of the football. He has a knack for getting after the quarterback as well

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Keyso Moss

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 290

What is your position?

Defensive tackle / fullback

Where do you play college football?

Missouri S&T

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Went to talk with elementary kids and trained a couple high school kids last offseason

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?


Where are you from?

Anderson, South Carolina

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom and grandma because they work so hard to provide for the family

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and baseball

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

Pass rush, speed, footwork, also with some power behind it to play the run

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

I look for down and distance what do they like to run and the blocking scheme and at fullback how the defensive end and linebackers play the power run scheme.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

In high school an offensive tackle played at Gaffney high school.

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

Aaron Donald, Geno Atkins

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

Growing up in the struggle, I overcame it by grinding my way out of it.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Music and prayer

What is your biggest strength?

My speed and leverage

What is your biggest weakness?


If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I can play fullback and defensive tackle and you can count on me on and off the field. I will play my role so that I can put the team in the best position to win the game.

aaWho was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Warren Sapp , current Aaron Donald

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

Bill gates , Mom, Grandmother

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

Retire my mom and grandma

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