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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Nijul Canada, DB, Lane College

Nijul Canada Lane College
Nijul Canada the fiesty and versatile defensive back from Lane College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Nijul Canada 
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 195
  • Position: Defensive Back 
  • College: Lane College 
  • Twitter: @jackboy_32

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Southern Classic Chicken

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Interceptions in big hits 

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

• Buy all the rented house on Gibbs Street in Louisiana like my grandma wanted to do. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not running track my senior of high school 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Bringing the juice 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• My nickel back 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• 32

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

• Education & helping kids that understand the game of football better 

What is your coolest life moment? 

• All the opportunities that god gave me after I thought it was all over .

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• NBA YoungBoy – Survivor 

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

• Martin 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• New Orleans Saints 

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

• Polo Ralph Lauren

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not being a millionaire by the age of 28

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Josh Norman 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I wake up yell to the top of my voice, brush my teeth, wash face, get dressed, grab my work hat and my work boots and headphones and get ready to go get the light bill money. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Play Madden and 2k 

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

• Tyrann Mathieu

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

•My family and Because at one point in my life many thought I would be dead or in jail. 

What motivates you to work hard?

• The times I wasn’t able to work at all.

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

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