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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tabyus Taylor, RB, Virginia Union University

Tabyus Taylor the junior RB from Virginia Union University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Tabyus Taylor 
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 225
  • Position: Running back 
  • College: Virginia Union University
  • Twitter: Tabyus_Taylor9

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

• Hopewell Virginia. A very small city. What I love most about it is the support that I get from the whole city.

What do you worry about, and why?

• I don’t worry. Everything is GodSpeed

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

• I failed my test scores coming out of high school, but I ended up passing them in prep school

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My teammates will say my best quality is being a Raw Athlete 

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

• The best player I played against in college is number 55 from Bowie state. Man amongst boys.

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

• if I didn’t play football, I would be teaching elementary school and coaching

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

• Room

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

• I will try to save all of them if I could. All lives matter 

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

• If I could be a movie celebrity I’ll choose Brian banks. He never stopped fighting for what he believed

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

• The biggest adversity I faced in life was being at rock bottom. I prayed every night and ended up at VUU

What is your most embarrassing moment?

• Celebrating a touchdown that’s I ran the wrong way in rec league 

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

• My Most memorable play in my collegiate career was hurtling over my defender.

What song best describes your work ethic?

• The best song that describe my work ethic is Drake Gods Plan

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

• Physical because football is all about being physical 

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

• If I could bring one person back from the dead it will be my aunt because her love and support was more than anyone

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

• If I was to open a dance club I will name it Kulture Dance Club

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• The most underrated player in the NFL is Clelin Ferrell

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

• Respected because respect carries you far. 

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

• Micheal Vick because I believe he got punish worst then anybody 

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

• I love to win 

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

•My Mom has been the biggest influence in my life. To see her struggle made me grind that much harder. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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