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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Davion May, DL/OLB, Lamar University

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Davion May the versatile defensive lineman/outside linebacker from Lamar University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Davion May
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 260
  • Position: DL/OLB
  • College: Lamar University 
  • Twitter: @Doitfornana7

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

•I would say Gabrielle Restaurant is very good 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My effort stands out mostly on the field I run downplays and make plays. 

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

• I would invest in something and then get my mother a nice comfortable house and take off my close loved ones. 

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not taking care of my grades in high school, but then again I’m happy it happened because it taught me a lot. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• I’m very dependable on the field they trust me to make plays . 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• I would say in my eyes it’s a tie between Dallas Martin and Mike Lawson 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Dee but I only get called that by my childhood friends lol 

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

• Kinesiology and if football don’t work out I want to be a coach . 

What is your coolest life moment?

• Like I said in high school I wasn’t able to sign to the school I wanted because of my grades. So I told myself I would go the JuCo route which I’m very grateful for, and come back and sign to a university and that’s what I did. 

What song would you sing at Karaok 

• FreeDDawg lol thats my go to everyday 

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

• Denzel Washington I love how he acts I actually want to be an actor. I have done theatre up until I got to Lamar and I just stopped I don’t know why. 

Who is your favorite football team?

• The New Orleans Saints 

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

• Be Great whatever is you want to do 

What is your biggest fear?

• I know people say this a lot but not being successful. I really stand on that because I want to be able to provide for my family. 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Russell Wilson 

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Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

•My Music to get my ready gone always starts with this Artist called NBA YoungBoy. I’m very nervous not nervous because I’m scared but because I’m very anxious to hit someone then I will calm down 

Do you have any hobbies?

• I play my game and watch YouTube or workout everyday 

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

• This gone sound weird because he doesn’t play my position, but I compare myself to Tyrann Mathieu I been comparing myself to him since he was at LSU. I love how stingy he is and he is aggressive on defense. 

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

• Grandma and Mother RIP Nana 

What motivates you to work hard?

• Just wanting better for myself I’m not settling for less, and me remembering what I told my grandma before she passed 

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