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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Lee Crosby, DB, University of New Mexico


Lee Crosby will make you pay if you come across the middle

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?

Lee Crosby 

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11 195

What is your position?

Safety/Nickel corner 

Where do you play college football?

New Mexico 

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

Going to children hospital and playing with kids who suffered from life threatening illness 

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


Where are you from?


Who is your role model, and why?

My mother because she the strongest person I know 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, baseball and track 

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

My competitiveness and ability to cover and tackle 

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

WR tendencies, alignment, formations breakdowns, release of the line, QB singles and etc to give me a pre snap of what to expect. 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?  

Mario Alford drafted by Bengals 

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

Really not sure but I would say Tyrann because of his versatility 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pre game shower and listening to music 

Lee Crosby

What is your biggest strength?

My versatility to play multiple positions  

What is your biggest weakness?

Can’t pin point that rite now 

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

You getting a hard worker who going come in and compete. 

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

Sean Taylor and Ed reed and Baltimore Ravens 

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

Grandmother who died before I was born, Sean Taylor and 

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

A home

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NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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