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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Ty’Ran Dixon, DL, Newberry College

Ty'Ran Dixon Newberry
Ty’Ran Dixon the physical pass rusher from Newberry College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

• Name: Ty’Ran Dixon
• Height: 6’3

Weight: 290
• Position: Defensive Line
• College: Newberry College
• Twitter: @TD55_TheNewEra

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• I love Chinese food so I would say, Flaming Grill in Harbison

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• I often look at the tendencies of the person I will be battling with, I also look at the tendencies of pass to run in the offense

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

• I’ve always wanted to make a difference In the community and empower others, so I would give back to my community via parks and recreations for kids to help keep them out of trouble.

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not succeeding in life and reaching my full capabilities

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• They would say that I’m a very hard worker

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• I would say Brantley Campbell 

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Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Ty is my nickname

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

• I’m pursuing a double degree in one Sport Management, and two Exercise Science. If I don’t make it I would like to become a Physical Therapist

What is your coolest life moment?

• My coolest life moment was when I won my first ring in 2016

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Say Something, Drake

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

• Dwayne The Rock Johnson

Who is your favorite football team?

• The New Orleans Saints

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

• Beware of The Silent Beast

What is your biggest fear?

• Not being successful in life.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• I would say Javon Hargrave

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• Game Day for me is more mental than physical, I wake up to watch a couple of inspirational videos to get my head right, I give time to God to thank him for the upcoming opportunity, I would go and eat, then make sure I go over my assignment and what the team needs from me that day. Everything after that is the physical part which is second nature

Do you have any hobbies?

• Apart from working out I like to play my game, I also like to travel.

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

• I would say Ndamukong Suh

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

• I would say, my mother, because she’s such a strong and tough-minded individual, she struggles with things and still finds different ways to persevere through them, through it all she’s taught me how to be a man in the absence of my actual Father, raising four boys as a single woman is more than enough motivation for me to do whatever it takes to succeed.

What motivates you to work hard?

• The fear of failure most off, and I just wanted to make sure people remember my presence 

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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