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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Shabari Davis, CB, Southeast Missouri State University

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Shabari Davis is one of the most athletic cornerbacks in the FCS. The Southeast Missouri State University CB sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Shabari Davis 
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 190
  • Position: CB/Return Specialist 
  • College: Southeast Missouri State University 
  • Twitter: @athleteofdayr

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

•  Any Seafood restaurant I’m close to at the time I’m out, I can eat seafood all day. 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My athleticism

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

• Continue living how I’m living now save it until I actually think out what I really want to do with it. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• I would say it wasn’t so much of failure but lesson but was not taking academics serious in high school and not scoring high enough on my ACT and SAT which cost me to take a different route and go JUCO but it was a good lesson that helps me out a lot in life, not just football. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Funny Guy but know when to get serious and a guy keeps a positive vibe going 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Bydarius Knighten

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Had the nickname Speedy when I was young 

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

• Mass Communication in Advertising and my dream job is to get into scripting and directing films 

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Traveling to Utah for my first playoff game with SEMO seeing the mountains was a cool experience for me because I never been to that side of the US before. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Khalid – Better 

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

• Master P 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• I’m a big bandwagon so who’s ever good at the moment lol so now I’m with Kansas City Chief

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

• Told You So 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not succeeding in life 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Mike Ford, Drew Forbes, Lonnie Johnson, and Mike Hughes 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Picturing plays I’m going to make while listening to music 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• I’m a barber on my free time aside from School and football 

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

• Adoree’ Jackson 

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

• Master P because he did everything he put his mind too and achieve a lot of goals 

What motivates you to work hard?

Seeing other people succeed and seeing others fail knowing I don’t want to end of like that 

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