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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Wykeyhe Walker, WR, Mary Hardin – Baylor

Wykeyhe Walker is a playmaker for Mary Hardin Baylor

Wykeyhe Walker is a playmaker for Mary Hardin Baylor

NFL Draft Diamonds 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? 

Wykeyhe (Y-Key) Walker

What is your Height/Weight? 

5’10” 200

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football? 

Mary Hardin-Baylor

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

Impacting people such as family, friends, children.

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

New and Old Testament.

Where are you from? 

St. Matthews, South Carolina

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother because she had to raise three of us alone which resulted in her joining the military sacrificing her life for us.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Track, Basketball (was my first love), and Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

 I played corner back my senior year in high school

At your position, what separates you from others?

Body control and Ball skills

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

If my defender is going to take a play-off does he go 100% every play and his feet.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

My brother

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

Alshon Jeffrey because of his body control and ball skills

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

My mom joining the military, she went overseas a lot so we had to mature at an early age/

wyDo you have any pre-game rituals?

Just want to make sure I know all my assignments also get my hands warm so I go out a little early and catch a few passes.

What is your biggest strength? 

Catching the ball and getting off the press

What is your biggest weakness? 

Route running

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

Give me a chance to make your organization better than what it already is I would tell them that it doesn’t matter where they put me on the field from the practice squad to the 53 man roster I am going to compete every play and give it my all plus more. ( If you want to win then put Wykeyhe in.)

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

Alshon Jeffrey and Tyrequek Zimmerman just because those are who I looked up to all my life we grew up in the same neighborhood and they both made it to the NFL so I try to be just like them as far as teams go I have and will always be a Carolina Panther fan.

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

Lebron James, Cam Newton, and Stephen A Smith.

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

Would not buy anything I would give my check to my mother.

Rapid Answers

  • Who is Better: Tom Brady or Peyton Manning?
  • Who will win the Super Bowl this year? Carolina Panthers I still believe haha
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  • Who will win MVP in NFL? Ezekiel Elliott
  • Who is Better: Deion Sanders or Richard Sherman?

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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