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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: KeShawn Somerville, DB, Southeastern Oklahoma State

KeShawn Somerville, DB, Southeastern Oklahoma State
KeShawn Somerville the standout defensive back from Southeastern Oklahoma State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: KeShawn Somerville 
  • Position: Defensive Back
  • College: Southeastern Oklahoma State 
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 190
  • Twitter: _kquick_
  • Instagram: 1ke_shotta

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

I am very versatile can play cornerback, safety, or nickel. I have outstanding speed can run and jump with any receiver. Good ball skills. My toughness and physicality is unmatched. A technician at my position.

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

Since I was 7 years old. 

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

I love to be around my family. Family means everything to me. I love to have fun and have a great time. I am Coach able and always eager to learn. I am getting my masters degree in sports administration on July 29th, 2022. I love being outside. 

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

I love to donate and build community center for kids and adults that have mental and physical disabilities. Just have somewhere where they can come to learn, eat, have fun and do activities. I feel like people with disability get forgot about sometimes.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Best advice I received was to control what you can control and to learn to have patience. 

Who was your childhood hero?

Malcolm X

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

Too many to put down but I would Jalon Freeman, cam rate, Keelan Chilton, Josh Mulumba, Braxton Kincade and many more 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Micro management 

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

One of the hardest things I had to overcome was being medical disqualified while I was at TCU and not being able to play football for a few years.

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

Southeastern Oklahoma State is known for keeping it tradition of being a family oriented football team. Southeastern Oklahoma is special to me because we all treat each other like we knew each other all our lives they accepted me with open hands.

What is your favorite snack food?

Salted sunflower seeds, skinny pop popcorn, fruit 

What is the best part of football?

Being able to hit somebody without really getting in trouble. 

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

If you looking for that next guy that knows the game and train like he still started from the bottom you looking at the right direction. Anything I’m missing I’m willing to learn and perfect it. 

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

Kenny Moore or Jason Verrett 

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

Tupac feel like he a big inspiration and can learn something from him. My best friend Najee miss my dude. Nipsey Hussle he could give me the blueprint on how to start my own businesses and have passive income.


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