Damante Horton Interview
Sr. / Washington State / CB

Updated - 3-25-14

By: Alex Khvatov

 

Alex Khvatov:  What are your measurements (height and weight)?
 
Damante Horton:  5’10, 187. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  Coming out of high school, what schools showed interest in you?
 
Damante Horton:  Arizona State, Washington State, Colorado State, UNLV, Utah and Oregon State.
 
Alex Khvatov:  What made you choose Washington State?
 
Damante Horton:  I loved the family environment.  I also wanted to play in a college town.
 
Alex Khvatov:  Sum up your career with the Cougars.
 
Damante Horton:  I played with a lot of great players.  I am glad I got that experience.  I had my up years as well as some down years.    
 
Alex Khvatov:  Where are you currently training for the NFL Draft?
 
Damante Horton:  I am training in the Bay area.
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  Tell us about your recent Pro Day.  Were you satisfied with the results?  
 
Damante Horton:  I felt like I could have done better in some areas.
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What are your strengths on the football field?
 
Damante Horton:  I play aggressive and physical.
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What areas of your game are you trying to improve upon?
 
Damante Horton:  I want to improve on everything. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What is the highlight of your career up to this point?
 
Damante Horton:  The highlight of my career would be leading the NCAA in interceptions for touchdowns in the 2013 season. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What separates you from all of the other players at your position?
 
Damante Horton:  I feel like I have an edge because of growing up in Oakland. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What is your favorite NFL team?
 
Damante Horton:  The Raiders. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What is your favorite NFL player?
 
Damante Horton:  Asante Samuel. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  Which underclassman on your team should we keep an eye on in the future?
 
Damante Horton:  Daquawn Brown. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What do you enjoy most about playing corner?
 
Damante Horton:  Being able to take a WR out of the game. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  Who was the toughest WR that you have faced over your career?
 
Damante Horton:  I don’t know.  A few of the WR’s that I faced were pretty good.  
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What are your hobbies?
 
Damante Horton:  Hanging out with friends. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be and why?
 
Damante Horton:  My grandfather (mom’s dad} because I never got a chance to meet him.
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  What do you plan to do with your life after your football career is over?
 
Damante Horton:  I want to be a coach. 
 
 
Alex Khvatov:  Finish the sentence, Damante Horton is….
 
Damante Horton:  Trying to take over the world. 
 

 


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