Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Chris Barfield, OL, Fairmont State University

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What is your name?

Chris Barfield

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 300

What is your position?

Offensive Guard

Where do you play college football?

Fairmont State University

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?


How did you choose your school?

Brother was being recruited so I tagged along

Where are you from?

Raleigh NC

Who is your role model, and why?

Don’t really have one

Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?


Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track and Field in High School

Did you play any other positions in football?

Defensive End and Defensive tackle

At your position, what separates you from others?


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

Tendencies, Favorite Move

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Howard Jones

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

Eagles LT Peters

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

Two Knee Surgeries, didn’t want to be just another kid that didn’t make it because of injuries or didn’t have the desire to keep fighting.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Taking two 5hr. energy shots, Listening to 2 Chains “Riot” on repeat

What is your biggest strength?


What is your biggest weakness?


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

High Ceiling

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Terrell Davis

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

Martin Luther King, Jesus, Marie Judith Adams(Mom)

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