Falling in love with football

A Closer Look: Donte Moncrief
Position: Wide Receiver
Experience: Sixth Season
College: Mississippi
Twitter Handle: @drm_12

Most entertaining person you follow on social media?
JuJu Smith-Schuster. (Twitter @TeamJuJu, Instagram @JuJu)

A prime example of JuJu having fun below....

Must have food?
Steak.

Celebrity crush?
Keri Hilson

Must see show?
Riverdale.

Morning person or night owl?
Night owl.

Who is your football mentor or inspiration?
Jerry Rice, a Mississippi guy. He made it from nowhere. He just believed and did something with it.

What motivates you?
My kids.

What is your football mindset/approach?
Go to work every day and find something to get better at.

When did you start to dream about playing in the NFL?
In eighth grade. There was a guy who told me nobody ever made it in my hometown so stop thinking about football. That really pushed me to prove him wrong. I really started to take it seriously. I got my first scholarship offer and I fell in love with it from there.

Why do you play football?
Because I love the game and to take care of my family.

What is your proudest football moment or memory?
Receiving my first scholarship in high school. Seeing the first coach ever come to my high school. Seeing him with that scholarship, that made me really happy.

When you hear Steelers football, what do you think?
Tough, hard-nosed, winning, playoff football.

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