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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tyrone Kelly, DL, Newberry College

Tyrone Kelly Newberry College
Tyrone Kelly the defensive lineman from Newberry College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Tyrone Kelly
  • Height: 6040
  • Weight: 265
  • Position: DE/DT
  • College: Newberry College
  • Twitter: @_EasySniper

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Chili’s

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Never quitting on a play, even if I do get beat

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

• Use it to start my own business

What has been your biggest failure? 

• I don’t believe in failure I take it as a lesson

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Accountability, I’ll always be there when they need me

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• I believe we all work hard together because we want the same thing

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• TK which are my initials

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

• Criminal Justice and my dream job is to be a lawyer

What is your coolest life moment? 

• The coolest moment for me is winning the SAC conference championship in 2016

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Probably Fantasy by Mariah Carey

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

• Denzel Washington in Training Day

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Pittsburgh Steelers

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

• Not to be bothered

What is your biggest fear? 

• Being framed for something I didn’t do

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Minkah Fitzpatrick

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I eat, listen to music, and then stretch. After that I go over some plays and get ready to take the field

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Playing video games and basketball 

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

• Joey Bosa but not as quick

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

• My parents because they have given me the best opportunity to be whatever I want and they have supported me the whole way

What motivates you to work hard?

• Knowing that I get to do what some people aren’t able to do and not take that for granted

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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