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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Carlos Washington Jr., RB, Southeastern Louisiana University

Carlos Washington Jr. the standout running back from Southeastern Louisiana University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Carlos Washington Jr. the standout running back from Southeastern Louisiana University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Carlos Washington Jr.
  • Position: RB
  • College: Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 210
  • Twitter: @cwjr_26
  • Instagram: @cwjr_26

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

I am an all-around back meaning I take pride in running the ball, blocking, and catching out of the backfield. I am a dynamic playmaker with the ball in my hands and have the ability to turn a negative play into a positive play. 

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

4 years old.

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

I’m an unselfish, competitive player who does any and everything to benefit the team on and off the field.

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

Cancer research.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Always bet on yourself. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

My dad.

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

Jessie Britt

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

People who don’t take accountability for their actions.

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

My father passing away in 2018 before the start of my redshirt freshman year.

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

Southeastern Louisiana University is special to me because it brings athletes from all over together to compete and accomplish a common goal while also being encouraged to be your best self.

What is your favorite snack food? 

Uncrustables. 

What is the best part of football? 

The excitement of the game itself.

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

A caring, competitive person who has that dog mentality, to not be denied on the pursuit of being successful.  

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

Lesean Mccoy

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

  1. My dad – to talk how we used to
  2. Reggie Bush – growing up I idolized him
  3. Michael Jordan – I idolized his success and how he carried himself to get to where he is.

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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