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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyus Alcorn, WR, Campbellsville University


Tyus Alcorn of Campbellsville University is a big time target

Tyus Alcorn of Campbellsville University is a big time target

has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name? 

Tyus Alcorn

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’2 190 lbs

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football? 

Campbellsville University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field? 

Help coach and train 8-12 year old players

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?


Where are you from? 

Lexington, KY

Who is your role model, and why? 

My father, he started from the bottom and remained humble and taught me that If God stays first anything is possible

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball and baseball

Did you play any other positions in football? 


At your position, what separates you from others? 


When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

DBs hips and leverage and physicality

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Avery Ford, Lindsey Wilson College

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

Brandon Marshall, he’s a technician and has great route running

yusWhat was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? 

Getting over my little brother getting killed. I had to realize that everything happens for a reason and God is always in control of every situation

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

 Music and catching punts

What is your biggest strength? 

Route Running/ manipulating leverage

What is your biggest weakness? 

Staying patient on press release

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say? 

I’m a harder worker and very coachable, and if I got the chance I wouldn’t disappoint because I don’t know if I’ll ever get another shot

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up? 

Larry Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Steelers

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose? 

My Uncle, My Brother, My Grandmother

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

My mother a house

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