NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tony Morris, WR, Heidelberg University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’0 / 200
What is your position?
Wide Receiver / Slot
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Baltimore, Maryland / Dayton, Ohio
Who is your role model, and why?
My mom and dad because they both worked so hard to take care of me and all of my brothers and sisters
Who was your favorite teacher?
English teacher in high school Ms. Fyffe
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball, Wrestling, and Track
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
I can’t really point out one player that was the toughest but playing against Mount Union’s defense was tough because they were really good all around.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Malik Dudley and Chris Jones
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Rise and shine – J Cole
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I wouldn’t really compare myself to anyone but my favorite receivers are Stedman Bailey, Sammy Watkins, and Amari Cooper. I love the way they play the game and I try to take things from their game and use it in mine.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? My dad passing away in 2015 during football season, I overcame it by finishing the season and staying strong for my mom, my brothers, and sisters.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Blocking a DB for almost 20 yards to help my running back score a 55-yard TD run.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Volunteered for Feed My Starving Neighbor to help package and organize meals for homeless children in different countries
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My dad, my grandmother, and my grandfather.