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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: David Gutzmore, DB, Seton Hill University

David Gutzmore is a playmaker who has versatility. He can play safety, cornerback and linebacker.

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? 

David Gutzmore

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’0 210

What is your position? 


Where do you play college football? 

Seton Hill University

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

The coolest things off the field are experiencing how much the game of football can affect others around me. Having family and friends proud of me is something that will never get old.

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

Biological Psychology

Where are you from? 

Neptune, New Jersey

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Parents. They’ve made so many sacrifices for me, without them I don’t know where id be.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball and Ran Track

Did you play any other positions in football? 

RB and CB

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My speed and instincts for the game, I will consistently beat everyone to the ball and make a play.

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

Playmakers. Tendencies; are they a run or past team, favorite personnel. Their Weaknesses that I can expose.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 


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

Ed Reed. Pure instinct for the game, make plays that others wouldn’t think is possible.

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

My mom having lupus and being hospitalized for a few years. My family over came it together.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Having my game wear organized and packed. A good breakfast (eggs/ bagel with cream cheese).

What is your biggest strength? 

I am Willing to sacrifice time and effort to achieve the goal. Wont stop until its done.

What is your biggest weakness? 

Don’t like to sleep

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

I wont be out worked. I’ve been through more than enough that I am prepared to succeed and overcome every obstacle in front of me.

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

LaDainian Tomlinson

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

Malcolm X, Bob Marley, Steve Jobs.

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

Pay off any debt my family has.

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