Scott Porter: What do you feel are your biggest strengths?
Demarcus Van Dyke: I feel as if I am a great cornerback and have the tools to expand. I have good speed, and I am good at reading the quarterbacks eyes and breaking on the ball.
Scott Porter: What are your goals for the NFL?
Demarcus Van Dyke: I just want to go into the NFL and be the best player I can be. Get drafted, and after that see what is in store for me.
Scott Porter: What NFL player reminds you of yourself?
Demarcus Van Dyke: I would have to say former NFL cornerback Samari Rolle. I watched him a lot as a Titan and Raven and when he was at Florida State. He was a very good cornerback and I have a lot of the same qualities he had as a cornerback.
Scott Porter: What are your greatest accomplishments in football?
Demarcus Van Dyke: I would say in general just getting a scholarship offer from the University of Miami. Getting the opportunity to play for a great institute with a great tradition, and a great coaching staff was an accomplishment itself.
Scott Porter: In your opinion what will be the toughest part about transitioning from the college level to the NFL level?
Demarcus Van Dyke: Probably the speed of the game. When I came in as a Freshmen you had to pick up a different speed from high school to college, so I would imagine that will be a tough adjust at first in the NFL. I picked it up pretty fast the first time so I feel it won’t take me long. In the end, football is football you are either good at it or you aren’t.
Scott Porter: What type of a person is an NFL team getting in Demarcus Van Dyke?
Demarcus Van Dyke: They will be getting a hard worker who has a great work ethic. I will do anything it takes to succeed and help my team. I am a comedian off the field but I am a serious guy on the field.
Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Demarcus Van Dyke: My hobbies off the field are mostly spending time with my son. I also like to play video games.
Scott Porter: What will you miss most about college football?
Demarcus Van Dyke: I would have to say the environment. I will miss all of the tailgating that goes on before the game, the students coming to our game as well as just in general walking into the stadiums and the bands that go along with college football.