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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Freddie Roberson, WR, Eastern Washington University

Freddie Roberson the star wide receiver from Eastern Washington University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Freddie Roberson the star wide receiver from Eastern Washington University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Freddie Roberson
  • Position: WR
  • College: Eastern Washington University
  • Height: 6”2
  • Weight: 200
  • Twitter: FreddieRo_1
  • Instagram: Freddieroberson11

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?

I’m versatile. I’m a precise route runner ,That can play inside and outside and also Running back at any given moment . I take pride in the run game when it comes to blocking and I can also separate at all three levels in a defense. I am a dynamic and natural playmaker with the ball in my hands which I feel separates me from a lot of guys in this draft class. And I love competition

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I started playing at 6 years old

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

One thing NFL teams should know about me is that I’m an elite competitor , who has a great knowledge of the game and can impact a game at any given moment, I love competing and that’s when I’m at my best but most importantly I love seeing my teammates success.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?

Help eliminate hunger in the United States.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

“Focus on getting 1% Better – There is no greatness in the future, that’s just visions, dreams, ambitions…eventually the future gets here and greatness is only achieved in current moments – what we do each day leading up to those moments either allows for greatness, or allows for mediocre. 1% …you either get better or get worse”

Who was your childhood hero?

My parents , watching them make all the sacrifices they’ve made for me and all my siblings to vget where we are at is nothing short of superhero.

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?

Demetrius Crosby

What is your biggest pet peeve?

My biggest pet peeve would be if you can help somebody then do it . whatever the case may be

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?

Playing about 20 college footballs in A span of 8 months and Overcoming a major injury I had suffered during the COVID spring season and then preparing for a quick turnaround to play in the fall season and still being able to compete at a high level.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

The people at this school is what makes Eastern Washington special . It is real family oriented with the coaching staff and players we have a really good personal relationship that goes past just coach – player. Also the community and fans here are amazing as well you can feel just how much they care about this program and football team, True eastern Washington fans that give us the best support come Saturday’s .

What is your favorite snack food?

I would have to say chocolate chip cookies.

What is the best part of football?

The best part about football I would say is scoring touchdowns and building a brotherhood that lasts a lifetime with the guys you’re on the field with . But mainly competition and competing against the best.

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?

“My name is Freddie Roberson, I’m Hardworking and versatile. I can handle any situation thrown at me”

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? I would say more of a

Calvin Ridley or Davante Adams kind of player , two guys who I watch and take notes on a lot.

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Lebron James , he’s the greatest basketball player of all time and probably one the best athletes on and off the court as well so just being able to pick his brain and gain some knowledge would be nice . My next would be my great Grandma who passed when I was a lot younger but being able to talk to her now about all my games because she was a huge fan and just talking to her one more time. My last would have too Be Kevin Hart he’s somebody I’ve always watched growing whether it was his movies or standups , I know that would be a fun and funny time to hang out with him

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