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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Canard Brown, WR, Winston Salem State University

What is your name?

My name is Canard Brown.

What is your Height/Weight?

I am 5’10, 185

What is your position?

Wide Receiver / Specialist

Where do you play college football?

Winston Salem State University

Where are you from?

I am from Miami FL.

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is Jesus because without him I’ve wouldn’t have made it this far.

Who was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher is Coach James Braswell (WSSU) because he taught me there is never any excuses to do what you have to do.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Growing up I played Football, Basketball, and Baseball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I’ve ever faced was Duke Johnson we went at it as kids all the way through high school.

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

The most underrated on my team is Andre Hodge (WSSU Fullback) for his size has a lot of explosion and can move.

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

The one song to fire me up before a game is Dark Queen (Lil Uzi Vert).

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

The player I would compare my self to is Deion Branch (NE) Nice route running Decent speed for enough separation, Great hands, and great specialist PR/KR.

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

The biggest obstacle in my life I had to overcome was whether or not to continue football because my dad was arrested while I was in my early college years.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

What I like to do before the game is read my bible Psalms 91.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The most memorable play was when I returned A kickoff 87 yards in the CIAA championship against Bowie State (2016).

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

The coolest thing I’ve ever done off the field for someone else was come out to a middle school to help out kids with disabilities play sports.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

My favorite NFL team is the Atlanta Falcons.

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

I would have dinner with Jcole, Dr. Martin Luther King, and Barack Obama.

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