Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect Cory Chairs, LB, McPherson

Cory Chairs aka Duce the play-making linebacker from McPherson College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Cory Chairs aka Duce the play-making linebacker from McPherson College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

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

  • Dedication, motivation, and the drive of wanting to be great is a mindset. You have to be willing to give this game everything you got to make your dreams become a reality 

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

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

  • A student of the game, patient, humble, and ready to show & prove I’m more than what many people believe I may be already. I’m ready to stand out & show why I belong 

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

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • “Stay True to yourself no matter the standards. It’s You versus You In every situational matter to stand out.”

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My Family, village taught a young kid a lot growing up 

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

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Being lied to over something so simple

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

  • The hardest moment in life I overcame, having to get my name back out in the radar after switching high schools. Getting back used to the environment 

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

  • McPherson College is a small school in Kansas & it’s special because it’s shown me to grow into a man & handle my responsibilities & stay locked on my work

What is your favorite snack food? 

What is the best part of football? 

  • The culture of football 

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

  • One of the most hard-working dedicated people ever live to meet is Cory Chairs, his mindset is different from most others & how he moves 

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

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

  1. J Cole
  2. Lil Wayne
  3. Barack Obama
  • Why? The reason being is to learn more from those whose knowledge is higher than mine. Can help put me on to teach me more things in life as being a black man 

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 [email protected]

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