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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Travion Tucker, WR, Kentucky Wesleyan College

 

Travion Tucker of Kentucky Wesleyan is a big kid with great hands

Travion Tucker of Kentucky Wesleyan is a big kid with great hands

NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Travion Tucker

What is your Height/Weight? 

6ft3 200lbs

What is your position? 

Wide receiver 

Where do you play college football? 

Kentucky Wesleyan 

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

Helped my high school (AVHS) train the football athletes in the summer

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

Behavior statistics 

Where are you from? 

Los Angeles (CA)

Who is your role model, and why? 

Jerry Rice, hard working. small school guy 

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Basketball, baseball 

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Safety 

At your position, what separates you from others? 

I’m a ball hawk, don’t go down easy & opportunities 

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

I critique my route running & how to gain intelligence over my opponent 

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Josh Shaw for the Cincinnati Bengals (CB)

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

Dez Bryant, I’m physically better then my opponents & a work horse 

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

My brother getting killed at 17, I used football as a resource for comfort 

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Pray to the man above for my blessings 

What is your biggest strength? 

My work ethic

tuckerWhat is your biggest weakness? 

Form running in my routes 

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

I will play for free & work my way from the bottom 

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

Randy Moss/ Redskins 

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

Mom, MJ & Phil Jackson 

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

Comfortable home for my family to lay every night 

 

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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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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