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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tyrice Henry, DB, Bluefield College

Bluefield College defensive back Tyrice Henry is hoping to have a huge senior campaign, and he recently sat down with Jonathan Joyce for this NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview.

Student-Athlete Profile:

  • Tyrice Henry
  • Bluefield College
  • DB
  • 5’9”
  • 190lbs.
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Twitter: @_ThatGuyTYDA

2018 Accolades & Statistics:

  • 2018 All-NCCAA First Team Defense.
  • 2018 All Mid-South Conference Appalachian Division First Team (DB).
  • 2018 All Mid-South Conference Appalachian Division Second Team (Return Specialist).
  • 2018 2x Mid-South Conference Player of the week 
  • GP: 11
  • Total Tackles: 64
  • TFL: 3.5
  • INTs: 5
  • TD: 1
  • PD: 9 
  • FF: 2
  • FR: 2
  • RET Yards: 480
  • RET TDs: 2 
via Tyrice Henry (YouTube)

As an athlete, what is your motivation?

My strongest motivation is my family. Growing up where I was raised I wouldn’t be where I am at without them. They put me in a great position to better myself, and continue what I love to do, play football. 

What defines success for you?

Success to me means being able to support the people you love and care for. 

via @_ThatGuyTYDA (Twitter)

What would your teammates say about the type of player and man you are?

My teammates would say I am a great leader, positive role model, tremendous athlete, and that I have a positive mindset on life and a great IQ for the game. 

Who is the toughest player you’ve competed against during your collegiate career?

LaQuvionte Gonzalez (WR – Southeastern University).

Who is the best player in the NFL?

Tom Brady.

via @LifeandBall (Twitter)

What is your team of choice on Madden, why?

I’m very random with my selections, but my go to team would be Chicago Bears and because they have a Solid Defense! 

Failure is inevitable in life. How do you handle situations that don’t go in your favor?

Situations that don’t go my way I handle them as a lesson, and I learn from them. I make sure I don’t be put in that predicament again. I like to push myself every day and make sure I am better than I was the previous day. 

Is there a current/former NFL player that you model your game after?

Landon Collins.

via @_ThatGuyTYDA (Twitter)

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, living or deceased, who would it be and why?

Sean Taylor, and because he was my favorite player to watch perform when playing this game. 

In 15 words or less, why should an NFL team invest in you?

I am very dedicated, humble, and I display great talent at any DB position. 

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