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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Marcus Tarrer, DB, UVA-Wise

Marcus Tarrer UVA-Wise
Marcus Tarrer the versatile defensive back from The University of Virginia at Wise recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Marcus Tarrer
  • Position: SS/FS
  • School: UVA-Wise
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 197
  • Twitter: @TheGreatTarrer

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Mama J’s Kitchen 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• My aggressiveness, explosiveness, and tackling 

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

• Make sure my family is taken care of 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• My biggest failure is not appreciating the little things. When I was younger I really didn’t take advantage of every situation like I currently do now. As I reflect back on on this situation I now appreciate the little things more and more everyday 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My attitude and leadership 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• I would have to say that all of my teammates try to go the extra mile and be great to the best of there ability

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• No, not really

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

• Psychology, I would love to be a veterinary behaviorist

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Being able to hold my little sister when she was born

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Off the Wall- Micheal Jackson

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

• Jamie Foxx

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Philadelphia Eagles

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

• Danger, beware of the dog

What is your biggest fear? 

• Falling from a high height 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Marcus Williams

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Pregame music and stretching

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Video games

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

• Karl Joseph 

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

•My brother and my dad is the biggest influence on my life because I got to learn from them about what to do in life. It is also good to know that they have my back no matter what

What motivates you to work hard?

• For me success is what motivates me because knowing that hard work will pay off is what keeps me going

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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