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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Rodney Coleman Jr, DB, Miles College

Rodney Coleman Jr
Rodney Coleman Jr the feisty defensive back from Miles College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen.
  • Name: Rodney Coleman Jr.
  • Position: DB
  • College: Miles College 
  • Height:6’0
  • Weight: 175 lbs 
  • Twitter: @Rocko_Coleman23

1.What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?

If I was in the NFL my goal is just to prove everyone that I can do it if I make it there.

2.What do you do for fun?

I like to play basketball. I’m a huge basketball fan.

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

I’m a dog.

4.What has been your biggest challenge in life?

Coming from New Orleans it was rough and I ended up going to college and making it out.

5.How has your experience as a Miles College Golden Bears football player been?

I got to come in and play as a starter. I won 2 conference championships. My experience has been great it’s had its ups and downs but I’ve stuck it out.

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6.What is your favorite workout?

One-ten when we do one-ten.

7.If your life was a TV show what would you call it and why?

Crazy life of Rodney Coleman, because my life has been crazy with stuff people wouldn’t even imagine.

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

My father.  My father played for Nicholls State my mom always knew it was for me.

9.What has been your favorite stadium that you have played in?

Chicago Bears stadium I played there last year.

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

A team would get a hardworker, vocal player, a leader, and someone that is dependable.

11.What are your favorite moments from your football life?

I had a game winning interception in a game when I was a senior in high school.

12.If you  could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Marcus Peters, because that who has always been my favorite cornerback and I always like to play like he does one on one.

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