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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Lamar Housley, WR, Lincoln University

Lamar Housley the wide receiver from Lincoln University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Lamar Housley the wide receiver from Lincoln University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Lamar Housley
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • College: San Jose State/ Lincoln University 
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 180
  • Twitter: @marthestar3000
  • Instagram:@marthestar3000

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

My Speed & My Route running ability I am hard to cover and will dominate any DB in my way.

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

I started playing football late my senior year in high school. It changed my life for the better and I loved it ever since.

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

They should know that they are getting a hardworking player. A player that will make the whole team better. and a player that won’t take any days off. And a player that will help the team in any area asked. And they are getting a better man.

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

I would donate to the homeless. I know how it feels to struggle and need help so I would want to be a helping hand for those in need.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

The best advice I received was “ be your own boss” and it was so valuable to me because I learned how to be a leader and not want to follow anyone.

Who was your childhood hero?

Brandin Cooks for the Houston Texans because he is a big brother to me and I saw his whole process from high to the NFL and I saw how hard he worked to make sure his dreams came true.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Negative people. 

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

I would say to become successful because that is an everyday battle for me. I was raised in poverty so staying focused and make a better life for myself is probably the hardest thing I had to overcome.

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

It gives opportunities and has all away games so you travel like your in the NFL all season long.

What is your favorite snack food?


What is the best part of football?

The grind & teamwork 

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

The greatest to ever do it.

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

Brandin Cooks & Tyreek Hill an explosive player.

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

Tupac, Floyd Mayweather, and Jay Z. I would want to learn how to become a better leader, Businessman & creator.

Damond Talbot

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