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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Bobby Irby, WR, Newberry College

Bobby Irby the solid route running wide receiver from Newberry College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Bobby Irby 
  • Height: 5’10 
  • Weight: 175 
  • Position: WR 
  • College: Newberry College 
  • Twitter: @bobbyirby5 

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Olive Garden 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My playmaking ability 

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

• Scat Pack Charger 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Academically not applying myself to my full potential  

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My work ethic, route running, making plays 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Isaiah Appling 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• B5 

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

• Going into real estate & selling houses

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Starting in my first college football game 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Old Town Road 

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

• Martin Lawerence 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Don’t have one 

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

• Press at your own risk

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not making it to the NFL 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Allen Robinson

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Wake up, say my prayers, eat, listen to music, say my prayers again then hit the field 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Working out, shopping, and playing call of duty 

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

•  Stefon Diggs 

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

• My mom and dad. They’ve influenced me in the best way possible as a Christian, as a man, and as a football player. If it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t be who I am today. 

What motivates you to work hard?

• My family 

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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