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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Deontez Alexander, WR, Franklin College

What is your name?

Deontez Alexander

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2, 196

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Franklin College

Where are you from?

Indianapolis, Indiana

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad, he’s the one who raised me he gave me and my brother everything we needed to be the men we are today

Who was your favorite teacher?

Ms. Washington was the most kinda hearted teacher I ever had she was my high school counselor

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Alec Thompson from Rose Hulman

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Jay McClain

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

No promises by A boogie

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

Probably A.J. Green a big fast deep threat a ball hawk who can also block

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

My dad almost passed away due to a surgery but my brother and I came together every day and took care of him

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

No not really I just have my music going and I’m focusing on what I need to do

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

It wasn’t a specific play It was a drive we were on the one-yard line and we were down by 1 with under 2 minutes and Chase Burton the nation’s leading passer took us 99 yards for the win

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

Every year all-conference guys go to a poor inner-city school and give new socks and shoes to kids who families can’t afford them It was truly amazing to see the smiles of the kids to have college football players give them things they can’t afford

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

I didn’t really have one I just liked watching football

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

Drake, Zendaya, and Rachel Demita

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