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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Josh Caldwell, CB, University of Texas at El-Paso

Josh Caldwell UTEP
Josh Caldwell the feisty cornerback from the University of Texas at El-Paso recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

• Name: Josh Caldwell
• Height: 6’0
• Weight: 175
• Position: CB
• College: UTEP
• Twitter: @Kingjossh

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles 

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• My ability to change direction, physicality and most importantly my competitiveness 

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

• Invest in stocks and real estate

What has been your biggest failure?

• I have not had a major moment that stands out of me failing in my life, but I do feel like I failed as a leader this past season because I did not push my team enough to progress each game to have better outcomes in our performance along with the score of the game. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My work ethic and footwork 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• It would have to be my guy Justin “Compton JG” Garrett

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

• I am majoring in a Multidisciplinary degree. If I am not granted the opportunity to make it as a football player, I would choose to become a firefighter and work my way up to ultimately become the chief of a station. 

What is your coolest life moment?

• Being blessed with the opportunity to play at the division one level 

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Either NFL JT- “Free Dez” or Khyree Palm – “Blame it”

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

• Easy Call Will Smith

Who is your favorite football team?

• The Ravens Big Truss

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

• Locked and Loaded 

What is your biggest fear?

•  FEAR NONE

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Nik Needham

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• Wake up in the morning listening to Nipsey Hussle “Real Big”, then we go through all game-day meetings. On our way to the game, I listen to all ratchet music to keep me turned up.

Do you have any hobbies?

• Working out to perfect my craft

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

•Richard Sherman 

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

• Can’t single out one person everyone plays a role but most importantly my parents and my group of friends. My parents have encouraged me to put the same amount of my effort into school as I do with football which will open up more opportunities for me. My friends have supported me throughout my football career to rise to my fullest potential by believing in me and pushing me 

What motivates you to work hard?

• My parents the work they put in to get me here also the doubters proving them wrong “Doubt Breed Darkness”

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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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