NFL Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Darrius Banks, Running Back
I am @jrberendzen on Twitter and this is one of my free agent interviews where I ask very deserving free agents questions about the players themselves and about what a team would get in these players. All of these players should get picked up by NFL, CFL, and XFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview on Darrius Banks and follow him on Social Media!
What sets you apart from other running backs?
- Great balance and vision and know where to run.
What are your favorite moments from your football life?
- When I ran for 60 yards and it took half of the team to take me down.
What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?
- I’m looking forward to beat records and be remembered as one of the greatest that ever played this game.
If there was a billboard with 5 of your traits on it which 5 traits would be up there?
- Determined, ambitious, confident agreeableness and openness.
What type of energy do you bring onto the football field?
- Its like I turn into a different person on the field my teammates feed off the fire energy that I bring.
What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?
- I started playing football in 7th grade and I really didn’t know if I would be good at it but my first game was great and friends would tell me that I’m really good at football so I took it serious.
What should we know about Darrius Banks the person?
- I’m a very humble guy.
How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?
- I just take things one day at a time on and off the field.
What do you think are the keys to success on the football field?
- Showing up to practice on time learning the plays, following the team rules and most importantly discipline.
What would a team get in a player like you?
- Very disciplined great leader and when its time to work I’m locked in.
If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?
- Barry Sanders because I would love to learn more about the game from a legend especially playing the running back position.
What is your favorite run play and why?
- Off tackle runs because its gets the running back on edge of the defense in the quickest way.