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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Taye Davis, RB, Bethel University

2017 Statistics

119 carries – 550 yards – 4.62 YPC – 3 TDs

What is your name?

  • Taye Davis

Where do you play College Football?

  • Bethel University

What position do you play?

  • RB

What is your height/weight?

  • 6’2 240

Did you play any other sports growing up? If so, what were they?

  • I played soccer, baseball, basketball, and football

Who is the toughest player you have competed against in College?

  • Noah Spence (EKU)

Are you listening to music before a game? If so, what?

  • Lucci, Boosie, Lil Baby

Do you have any superstitions before a game? If so, what are they?

  • Hydrate, and listen to “Letter From Lucci” before I hit the field

Who is your role model & why?

  • My Grandad, he showed me my whole life what it meant to be a man and take care of my family

While in College, what has been your favorite & least favorite class?

  •  Least favorite: Western literature
  • Favorite: Prevention & Care of ATH INJ

Outside of Football, what has been your favorite experience while in College?

  • Meeting all the new people, gaining relationships, and learning how to be on your own

Growing up, who was your favorite NFL Team & NFL player, & why?

  • I have always liked the 49ers, and Walter Payton is my favorite player I like his running style

If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who are they?

  • Jaelin Davis, Burnis Davis, Gloria Davis

If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose & why?

  • Martin Luther King JR, he did something incredible I would love to meet with him. Someone that brave and so serious about doing what is right not judging people based off looks is someone I want to meet.

Who is your favorite superhero & why?

  • Superman because he saves the world.

What is your definition of hard work?

  • Giving all your effort towards something, doing things that make you better but are not easy

What is the most unexpected lesson you learned while in College?

  • That everyone is not your friend

What is something you wish you could go back & tell yourself as a High School Freshman?

  • More about the recruitment process, and always do what you think is right. losing friends is okay

Why do you wear #28?

  • It was given to me when I was 6 years old, and my birthday September 28th so I just kept it every since

What is the best part of your hometown, Lebanon, TN?

  • Everyone knowing each other, and majority of my family is here.

Who do you choose, Jordan or LeBron?

  • LeBron because I watch him live I never got to see Jordan play live

Are you a PS4 or Xbox One guy? What games are you playing right now?

  • PS4, NBA 2K18, MADDEN 18

What has been your most memorable moment as a student-athlete?

  • Scoring touchdowns, when you do things for the kids and they look at you like a superstar

If you could have three wishes granted, what would they be?

  1.  I’d wish for unlimited money, with the money id make sure my family straight for a long time
  2.  I would want to be able to time travel
  3. To be able to cure cancer

If there is a book written about Taye Davis, what is the title?

  • DAFA

What are three things on your “Bucket List?”

  1. sky dive
  2. Go to Bora Bora
  3. Scuba Dive

Are you binge watching anything on Netflix or Hulu right now?

  • Power

If you had one free hour each day, how would you choose to use it?

  • Get Better someway

If you could run over any NFL LB, past or present, who would it be & why?

  • Ray Lewis, because he one of the greatest

What are the goals for 2018, both individually & for the Bethel football team?

  1. Be an All-American
  2. Lead conference in rushing
  3. Win the conference & NAIA Championship

If you could give NFL scouts three words to describe the type of man they are getting in Taye Davis, what would they be?

  1. Fast
  2. Powerful
  3. physical
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