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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Antwan Squire, RB, Pittsburg State

Antwan Squire the standout running back from Pittsburg State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Antwan Squire the standout running back from Pittsburg State recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Antwan Squire
  • Position: Running back 
  • College: Pittsburg State 
  • Height: 5’8
  • Weight: 196
  • Twitter: 7_ERA_
  • Instagram: Antwansquire2.0

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2024 NFL Draft?

What makes me a top prospect at my position in this 2024 NFL Draft class is my versatility. Not only can I run the ball, but I can pass pro, catch out of the backfield, and contribute on special teams. My goal is to make my coach feel comfortable to place me anywhere on the field to make plays and help the team win.

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

I feel in love with football at the age of 6.

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

One thing that NFL teams should know about me is the positivity I can spread throughout a Lockeroom. I always been likable person. Easy to talk to and get along with.

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

If I could donate to one cause In the world it would be economically disadvantaged communities.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

The best advice I ever received was to be present and focus on the things I can control. Don’t think too far ahead and be in the moment. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

My childhood hero was my older brother Anthony Squire. He paved the way for me. Watching him play and the time he spent grinding motivated me to be the person I am today.

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

I have a lot of teammates who doesn’t get enough recognition for the things they contribute to our team. They are a lot of young guys with a bright future here at Pitt.

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

My biggest pet peeve is when people tell me their goals and aspirations and aren’t working towards achieving them.

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

There have been so many things that I had to overcome. I faced Trials and tribulations throughout my entire college career, but with God, faith, and hard work I was able to bounce back from everything that was sent to destroy me.

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

The Gorilla family is AMAZING! The Gorilla Walk is the best thing I experienced since I been in college. Seeing family, friends and the entire Gorilla community supporting us as we walk to the stadium is just an incredible experience. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

My favorite snack is Popcorn or Apples and Peanut Butter

What is the best part of football? 

The best part of football is the grind. Based off in season performances, you can tell who took the offseason seriously.

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

If you want a consistent, hardworking, self-driven, humble young man im your guy. 

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

I would compare my game and running style to Alvin Kamara.

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

  1. Barry Sanders
  2. Taylor Heineke 
  3. LeBron James

These 3 guys have motivated me. Barry Sanders being one of the best Runningbacks to play the game at my size. Taylor Heineke story is just amazing, true definition of taking advantage of your opportunity and making the best of it. LeBron, the Goat. Being able to play the game at the level he plays it at for a long period of time.


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