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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyrell Lyons, DB, Valdosta State University

Tyrell Lyons is a National Champion with Valdosta State!
  • Name: Tyrell Lyons 

• Height: 6’1

• Weight: 215

• Position: Safety Secondary LB 

• College: FSU, UNI, VSU

• Twitter: Tyrelllyons22

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

•  Miami has awesome nightlife, weather, palm trees, everything and I just love to hang out with family mostly! 

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

•  Film study Practice, Strength and Conditioning 

What do you worry about, and why?

•  Nothing really I leave it up to God, he is very powerful I know your life can change in one day! 

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

•  I’ve failed at a lot of things but I made sure a kept trying until I passed it, that’s what life is about. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

•  I play entirely to much, like a 12 year old jokster

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

•  Jameis Winston 

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

•  I don’t have an exact answer but I i know I would be a busy man providing for my family, with a nice house and kids! 

Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?

•  Room, Desk, Car 

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

•  Mom, she birthed me 

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

•  I have so many to choose from, George Lopez 

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

•  two big adversities I have to put, born premature and beating the odds of being a normal human being, reading writing, walking normal etc! Having surgery done wrong in football and overcoming the obstacles to beat the odds of that. 

What is your most embarrassing moment?

•  Dont have 1 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

•  not really one 

What song best describes your work ethic?

•  f—— with you by Kodak black 

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

•  non physical mental is always better 

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

•  Tupac 

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

•  IDK 

Who is the most overrated player in the NFL? 

•  Idk 

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

•  Being respected means something 

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?


Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

•  love to win 

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• All three parents 

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