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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Deyon Hill, WR, University of West Alabama

Deyon Hill West Alabama
Deyon Hill a speedy wide receiver from the University of West Alabama recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

• Name: Deyon Hill
• Height: 5’8 1/14
• Weight: 185
• Position: WR
• College: The University of West Alabama
• Twitter: Deyon_Hill

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • Pilgrims Place in my hometown is the best restaurant in my opinion. Not only do they have great food but the owners are great people with big hearts.

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • My hands, speed, and effort on every single play. My effort away from the ball when I’m not being targeted is a small detail that I try to focus on to help promote team success.

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

  • After taking care of my family I would give back to low-income communities, and find ways to make the world a better place for the underprivileged. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • I try not to look at situations where I have come up short as failures. I look at situations from the perspective that I either succeed or I learn. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My selfless mentality, and focus on team success rather than individual accolades. 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Jordan Graddy. 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Primetime was my nickname as a child growing up playing sports. My parents named me after Deion Sanders so it was only right.

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

  • My degree is in interdisciplinary studies. If I do not make it as a football player I want to be a coach and have a positive effect on young lives. 

What is your coolest life moment?

  • My nephew Axton Hill being born was one of the greatest moments in my life up to this point.

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • The Climb -Miley Cyrus

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

  • Michael B. Jordan.

Who is your favorite football team?

  • I don’t have a favorite team necessarily. I Have a real passion for the game of football but I do not have a bias towards any team.

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

  • CAUTION: always optimistic. 

What is your biggest fear?

  • Not being able to provide for my family. 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • Tyler Lockett

Do you have any hobbies? 

  •  I have a real interest in photography. 

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

  • I try to learn different things from a variety of guys in the NFL and add it to my game. If I had to choose I would have to say my game resembles Tyreek Hill.

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

  •  Parents would be my biggest influence. They have had to face many struggles in their life and are great role models for me and my brother. They work hard, keep their faith in Jesus Christ, and instilled that into me. 

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My family and all of the sacrifices that they have made for me. My future wife and children is something that helps keep a good head on my shoulders.  Everyone who has ever doubted me is also a reason that I play with a chip on my shoulder. 

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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