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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Ra’veion Hargrove, RB, Texas A&M Commerce

Ra'veion Hargrove the speedy running back from from Texas A&M Commerce recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Ra’veion Hargrove the speedy running back from Texas A&M Commerce recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Ra’veion Hargrove
  • Position: RB/Returner
  • College: Texas A&M Commerce 
  • Height: 5’6
  • Weight: 177
  • Twitter: iam_ray22
  • Instagram: its_3k

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

  • My quickness, low center of gravity, ability to strike a long run on any carry, and my IQ of the game.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • I took an interest in football at the age of 6 years old.

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

  • I’m the oldest of 11 siblings so my “why” goes way past just me.

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

  • Breast Cancer

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • “Pain of success or pain of regret” It’s simply the road to greatness is hard so either you can live with the pain of success or pain of regret for the rest of your life. 

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My parents for raising 11 kids  

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

  • Previous School West Florida (Nymonta Doucoure OL)

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Give the same respect that I give. 

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

  • Entering the transfer portal and going JUCO. I had surgery on my Labrum in JUCO, missed the entire season, and when it came time to graduate, covid had just hit. It was a moment when I thought football was over.

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

  • Previous school: West Florida the best D2 program in the nation. I won two conference titles, a trip to the final four, and made some of the best memories in Pensacola. Not too many programs sit 20/30 minutes from the beach and compete at a high level. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Slim Jim’s 

What is the best part of football? 

  • Hearing the band play after a touchdown

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

  • I’ve been told “He won’t / He can’t” all my life but somehow I made it this far so why not me?

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

  • Boston Scott 

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

  • Lebron James because we are both from Ohio
  • Tyreek Hill because I want to know how he speeds trains
  • Barry Sanders is the all-time greatest RB and we have a similar play style

Damond Talbot

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