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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Randy Ivey, WR, Dickinson State University

Randy Ivey recently sat down with Jonathan Joyce

2018 Statistics

  • 46 rec – 721 yards – 15.67 YPR – 6 TDs.

What is your name?

  • Randy Ivey.

Where do you play College Football?

  • Dickinson State University.

What position do you play?

  • Wide Receiver.

What is your height/weight?

  • 5’11″ 180lbs.

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

  • Basketball, track.

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

  • Nias Martin.

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

  • Yes, hip hop.

Who is your role model & why?

  • Brother for all the work and time he has put in for me.

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

  • Favorite class psychology and least favorite business law.

What made you choose Dickinson State University?

  • Felt a great family atmosphere and just felt welcomed.

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

  • Meeting new people that have the same interest as you

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

  • Favorite NFL team the Raiders because of the pirate symbol and the black and white uniforms. Favorite player would be a tie between Randy Moss and Larry Fitzgerald because they got great hands and can change the game.

If you could be in any movie of your choice, what would it be & what character would you play?

  • Hulk and play The Hulk

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

  1. Will Smith.
  2. Jesus.
  3. Kevin Hart.

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

  • Martin Luther king because great mind and human being.

Who is your favorite superhero & why?

  • Batman because he has all his gadgets and is human.

What is your definition of hard work?

  • Hard work is someone giving it there all on something easy or hard till they can’t no more. Then gives that much more after the tank is empty.

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

  • You must promote yourself regardless on how good you do.

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

  • Enjoy every moment it goes by quick.

Why do you wear #11?

  • My high-school quarterback one of the best I’ve ever seen couldn’t continue playing because of his size in his position. So I wear it for him since he can’t play

What is the best part of your hometown, Los Angeles, CA?

  • The food places.

Who do you choose: Jordan, LeBron, Steph or Kobe? Why?

  • Kobe because of his work ethic and mentality. And because he has all of Jordan’s move and more.

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

  • PS4 guy. Right now I’ve been playing 2k or Black ops 4 in my spare time

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

  • Being at Disneyland with all my teammates months after our season enjoying the life together as a family.

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

  1. Being able to fly.
  2. Have a lot of money.
  3. Play football for forever.

What is your hidden talent?

  • I’m a gamer. Good at any game I play if you give me a day or two to learn the controls.

If there is a book written about Randy Ivey, what is the title?

  • “What a Journey.”

What are three things on your “Bucket List?”

  1. Skydive.
  2. Take a cruise.
  3. Visit South America.

Are you binge watching anything right now?

  • The show The 100 on Netflix.

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

  • Workout or play some sports.

If you could catch a TD from any NFL QB, past or present, who would it be & why?

  • Drew Brees because he makes it easy with such great accuracy.

What are three words to give NFL scouts that define Randy Ivey?

  1. Competitor.
  2. Unselfish.
  3. Character.

What is your inspiration?

  • To play football and give back to kids who are struggling.

What current/former NFL player do you compare yourself to?

  • Larry Fitzgerald, Steve Smith,
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