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2022 NFL Prospect Interview: Devanaire Conliffe, WR, Notre Dame College

Devanaire Conliffe the play making wide receiver from Notre Dame College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Jimmy Williams.
  • Name: Devanaire Conliffe
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 235
  • Position: WR
  • College: Notre Dame College
  • Twitter:  _devvv16
  • Instagram: _devvv5

Tell us about your university/college. What is your major/minor? Did you participate in any other activities, campus organizations or internships other than football?
My college is a Division II liberal arts school. My major is Sports Management with a minor in coaching. I am a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and participated in Black Student Union.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?
Most definitely would say my leadership. I try my best to show the young guys and even upperclassmen how to play , practice and even prepare for life situations.

What kind of role do you see yourself in on the team? What scheme and/or position suits your skill set?
I see myself as a receiver who can block and catch. I believe I can fit in any scheme. WR or TE fits my skill set.

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?
JaQuan Hardy who was a RB . Never really played a DB of defensive guy that stood out to me.

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?
Guam Lee . He is undersized for a Linebacker but is a Sure Tackler and a great cover guy who scores on defense!

Describe a time in your life when you were able to overcome a struggle.
I had to overcome the struggle of being a college athlete. While staying on top of my school work and dealing with mental and physical fatigue due to personal situations.

If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?
Basketball. That is my favorite sport to watch and I think I’m pretty good at it.

What is something that you are most proud of? What would you say is your biggest achievement?
My two kids. My boys are what I’m most proud of and being there for them and providing for them forever is and will always be my biggest achievement.

Describe one of the most memorable moments of your collegiate career.
Helping my team win  the conference championship by scoring 3 touchdowns in the championship game.

Do you have a favorite athlete or professional team? Is there a player that you model your game after?
LEBRON JAMES is my favorite athlete and I root for the Browns and Lakers , because of Lebron.

Why do you play football? Who or what motivates you the most?
I play because football has opened a lot of doors for me. It’s what got me into college and what makes me happy. My kids and teammates motivate me the most. This is because my kids are everything to me . I want them to never have to worry about whether or not they will eat or have a place to stay. And going to war with my teammates is simple. Seeing them out there going hard makes me want to go even harder. 

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