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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Montrel Meander, DB, Grambling State

What is your name?

Montrel Meander

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 217

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Grambling State University

Where are you from?

Amarillo, TX

Who is your role model, and why?

My uncle Wayne: He came from a struggling family, first to graduate college, a branch manager at his own bank, loving family man, true supporter, true definition of a role model all the way around.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Favorite teacher, I have multiple: Ashley Higley, Donna Moorehead, Stacey Unger-Dressen

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Other sports were Basketball and Track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Hardest player I ever faced was myself because there was times I wasn’t consistent and played under my ability!

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

De’Arius Christmas, because of his size for his position people over look his ability. The kid is a Untamed Ape!

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

Two songs that fires me up is: Rance Allen – Do Your Will and NBA Youngbly – War Wit Us

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

No one I would compare myself to, but the person I would learn his style of play is Eric Berry!

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

Biggest obstacle I’ve overcome was staying well put together after a false allegation case back in 2015 and remaining in college!

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The most memorable moment was my first multiple interception game against Clark Atlanta.

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

Off the field, I’ve fed the homeless, participated in children charity events, and worked with younger athletes under me!

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Dallas Cowboys will forever be my favorite team.

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

My father who passed away in 94, Tupac, Barack Obama

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