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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Caleb Eagans, WR, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Caleb Eagans Mary Hardin Baylor
Mary Hardin Baylor wide receiver Caleb Eagans is a speed burner and former Texas A&M track star.
  • Name: Caleb “Flash” Eagans
  • Height: 5’9″
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Position: WR and Returner
  • Number: #15
  • College: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • Hometown: Jewett, Texas
  • Twitter: @dflash_eagans

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • Hometown pizza

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • My ability to separate in a hurry and what happens once the ball is in my hands. Also, my route running and the fact I can play outside, inside, motion me, it doesn’t matter I’m a playmaker.

How do you feel knowing you could have been in this year’s NFL draft but had to wait until this year due to injury?

  • At first, I was frustrated, but looking back now I’m blessed. I feel better than I did before I even got hurt, I’ve met and developed relationships here I’ll have for a lifetime, I have great teammates, the staff here knows how to win, and I’m close to home here in Belton, Texas.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

  • Pay off all my bills, any kind of debt, then try and help someone else out.

What has been your biggest failure?

  • I honestly don’t see anything I’ve done as a failure if anything it has taught me lessons and pushed me to be better.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My work ethic, how hard I work. As well as IQ, speed, and being a playmaker.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • I’d say Jefferson Fritz, I know he’s working. We talk almost everyday, I know Keith Gipson and Aaron Sims working too. I talk with them every day and have worked out with them this summer.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Yes…Flash, Dflash, C.E.

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

  • My Bachelor’s degree is in Health and Kinesiology with a minor in Business Administration and I have a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration. I’m getting my 2nd Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction so after I’m an Athletic Director or Director of Operations I can be a Superintendent or President of a college.

What is your coolest life moment?

  • I’ve had a lot of great moments, I don’t feel like I’ve had my coolest one yet. I feel like something in the year 2022 will be special, 22 was a lucky number for me and my mom.

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • Time Flies by Drake
Caleb Eagans the speedster from Texas A&M is now ready to take over D3!

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

  • Derek Luke or Michael B. Jordan

Who is your favorite football team?

  • I like the Dallas Cowboys, watched them when I was little, really don’t have just a favorite but if I had to choose Dallas.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • Dangerous, very explosive

What is your biggest fear?

  • Losing someone else that’s close to me who I love.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • Devante Adams, I don’t think he’s talked about enough, he may be the best route runner and most consistent. DeSean Jackson as well should be a future Hall of Famer.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

  • Eat solid for breakfast, I’m locked in, not talking a whole lot, going over instances in my head that I may see in the game, going over my notes, listening to some chill music, Drake, The Weekend, Future, may throw some Lil Baby in there.

Do you have any hobbies?

  • Fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing, running, anything outdoors, I’m from East Texas.

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

  • Scouts have compared me to Tyreek Hill and DeSean Jackson so I would say those two.

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

  • My parents, my mom’s mindset, and her positivity, she had a really loving & caring heart. Definitely my dad’s work ethic.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My family, my future wife, my future family, and knowing I could maybe one day be a blessing and impact others.

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