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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: JaBryce Taylor, WR, University of Texas at San Antonio


JaBryce Taylor is a big boy with hands. He is a touchdown machine

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?

JaBryce Taylor

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2 219

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

The University of Texas at San Antonio

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

I’ve went to multiple schools and talked to little kids about what I do on a daily basis and what it takes to get there.

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

Population Dynamics

Where are you from?

Lufkin Texas

Who is your role model, and why?

Dez Bryant, because we came from the same high school, and I broke all his records he had set there.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball all the way until my sophomore year in high school.

Did you play any other positions in football?

I play a little quarterback my freshmen year of high school.

At your position, what separates you from others?

My mindset that I have about attacking the ball, it’s mine or no one else’s. The ball is precious to me.

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

I’m looking for those weak spots in the DB’s, like what routes do they jump on the most.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The Arizona State secondary, just because they are bigger corners than normal.

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

Dez Bryant, because ever since he was in high school I’ve just been picking his style of play apart piece by piece and applying it to my play on the field.

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

Injuries early in college career because I wasn’t in the weight room enough, but now I basically live in the weight room so I have come a long way from where I was.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Just go into a corner, listen to music, pray and imagine making plays throughout the game.

What is your biggest strength?

Confidence in myself, and catching the ball

What is your biggest weakness?

I’m a bigger receiver so I’d have to say my speed isn’t where I want it to be right now.

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

My name is JaBryce Taylor and I just want to play the game of football and be successful. I just bust my butt everyday out of fear of going back to where I came from.

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

HOUSTON TEXANS!!! Andre Johnson was my favorite player of all time growing up.

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

The Rock, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Aniston

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

Paying of bills

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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 [email protected]

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