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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: DaShawn, Gordon, WR, Northwestern Oklahoma

What is your name?

Dashawn Gordon

What is your Height/Weight?

5’9 170

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Where are you from?

Long Beach, California

Who is your role model, and why?

Mom, she taught me how to become not only a man but also how to overcome hard situations

Who was your favorite teacher?


Did you play any other sports growing up?

Track & Field, and basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Adoree Jackson

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Me, because of the fact I’ve been the underdog my entire life, no matter how much skill I have or put on film, it still isn’t enough.

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


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

Antonio Brown, because of the fact that we have the same body type and I can also run great routes and be versatile just like him! I imitate certain things he does and implements it into my game

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

The biggest obstacle I had in life was people not believing me whether it was family, coaches, or certain programs, due to the fact that I’m not tall for a receiver. The way I overcome this is proving everyone wrong by putting in all kinds of work during an offseason to prove the nonbelievers that I can do anything.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pregame rituals are, relaxing, playing music, and then praying right before I go out.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

The most memorable play of my collegiate season was my freshman year when I made a guy fall while running a route in our rivalry game.

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

The coolest thing I did off the field was giving a person the option of receiving money or food.

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

Odell Beckham, Martin Lawrence, and Aaliyah

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