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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Davion Taylor, OLB, University of Colorado

Student-Athlete Profile:

  • Davion Taylor
  • University of Colorado
  • OLB
  • 6’2”
  • 220lbs.
  • Hometown: Magnolia, MS
  • Twitter: @DavionTaylot

2018 Statistics:

  • GP: 12
  • Total Tackles: 52
  • TFL: 9
  • Sacks: 1.0
  • FR: 2
via BuffsTV (YouTube)

As an athlete, what is your motivation?

My family and my home town

What defines success for you?

Reaching all my goals and being able to help take care of my family and community.

What would your teammates say about the type of teammate you are?

Humble.

via BuffsTV (YouTube)

What are some of your personal “rules” that you never break?

Praying every morning when I am walking to workouts.

Who is the best player in the NFL?

Drew Brees.

What is your team of choice on Madden, why?

Saints because it is my favorite team and the closest to my home town.

via BuffsTV (YouTube)

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

I pray about them.

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

Von Miller.

Knowing what you do now, what would you go back and tell yourself as a High-School Freshman?

Take education more seriously because it is good to be successful on and off the field.

via @DavionTaylot (Twitter)

What is your go-to restaurant near campus?

Chipotle.

If your life was a book, what would its title be?

“Breaking the Barrier.”

What song or artist do you like but rarely admit to liking?

Comfortable by YFN Lucci.

via @CUBuffsFootball (Twitter)

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

My grandmother because I lost her when I was very young and would have loved to share my goals with her.

Forty-years from now, what do you want to be remembered for?

A young man who overcame adversity and giving hopes to those in my home town

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

I will always compete hard and will earn everything I have.

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