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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darius Allensworth, DB, University of Cal

What is your name?

James Darius Allensworth

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 195

What is your position?

Cornerback & Nickel

Where do you play college football?


Where are you from?

Menifee, CA

Who is your role model, and why?

Allen Iverson, He’s competitive spirit was unmatched and night in and night out came to play.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Gardner

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Track, Soccer, Baseball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Jamal Morrow

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Luke Rubenzer

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

Do Not Disturb- Drake

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

A mixture of A.J Bouye and Malcolm Butler, I feel that I have similar movements and measurements as them.

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

Losing one of my best friends in an car accident and tearing my ACL in the same year. I just continue to stay the course, trust God. It was hard but made me into the person I am today.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Touch my wristband and point up to the sky.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Sack against #8 Washington State this year.

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

Let a family-friend stay in my room for two days, while I slept on a couch at teammates house.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

New Orleans Saints

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

Drake, LeBron James, Pablo Escobar

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