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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Michael Minter, DB, Middle Tennessee State

What is your name?

Michael Minter Jr

What is your Height/Weight?

6 foot 180

What is your position?

Defensive Back

Where do you play college football?

Middle Tennessee State University

Where are you from?


Who is your role model, and why?

My mom and because I’ve seen her go through hard times and she never gave up she always did what she had to do to provide for my younger sister and I

Who was your favorite teacher?

My second grade teacher Ms.Long she was like a mother to me while I was at school and that was something I needed

Did you play any other sports growing up?

In high school I played basketball and ran track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Back in high school Damian Swann was one of the best athletes I’ve ever had to face

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

I really don’t know the MOST underrated guy because coming from a smaller school like MTSU a lot of guys on my team are underrated and get over looked a lot.

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

I just can’t pick one song because I love music lol but all I need is a Gucci mane or future playlist and I’ll be good

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

I carry a heavy dose of confidence like any DB should. But I’ll say Vontaze Burfict because if you on my team you’ll love me because of my competitive spirit and will to win. But if you’re on the opposite team you wouldn’t like me because I show no sympathy to my opponent

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

One of the biggest obstacles were having to live with a friend when I was in high school. I over came it by staying focus and knowing better days were coming soon.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I need my music before any game. It helps out a lot

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My junior season when La Tech tried me on a fade ball the last play of the game to try to get the win lol

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

Volunteering at a local Boys and Girls club is one of the coolest

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Atlanta Falcons

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

Malcolm X, Deion Sanders, and Gucci Mane

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