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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Darrion Conrad, WR, Dakota State

Darrion Conrad the standout wide receiver from Dakota State recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Darrion Conrad the standout wide receiver from Dakota State recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Darrion Conrad
  • Position: Wide Receiver 
  • College: U. Sioux Falls/Dakota State
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 180
  • Twitter: leydoit
  • Instagram: leydoit

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

Hands and Feet. Suddenness in and out of breaks.

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

Age 6

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

My uncle was the late LC Greenwood. 

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

It would be to the homeless, and making sure of there being more shelters and free or reduced housing programs in our major cities. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

When someone shows you who they are, believe them.

Who was your childhood hero?

My Mom is still my hero.

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

Josiah Vitale

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Talking during a movie.

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

The hardest moment I’ve had to overcome in this life was losing a teammate in a car accident. 

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

Dakota State is a very special place with great people, they will always hold a special place with me for taking me in as a senior transfer and just letting me be myself, while allowing me to have fun on the field again. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

Chips and Dips

What is the best part of football? 

The best part of football to me is playing! Seriously I love the discipline it’s taught me, the opportunities that it has given me, and all of brothers I’ve gotten the chance to play with and forge lifelong bonds. But Football is the most fun game on earth.

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

If you like money then leydoit.

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

Stefon Diggs

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

  1. Jesus Christ
  2. Mansa Musa 
  3. Malcolm X

I would pick these 3 individuals to have dinner with based on how they lived their life. I believe they all lived for a greater purpose than themselves. They were an example that still sets a bar of how we all should live today.

Damond Talbot

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