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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: TyShawn Jackson, CB, Shorter University

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TyShawn Jackson the versatiel cornerback from Shorter University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: TyShawn Jackson
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 208
  • Position: Cornerback 
  • College: Shorter University 
  • Twitter: @OG_TMVC

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

 El Tenampa Mexican Restaurant

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

•My ability to tackle, my ability to cover, and how physical I play.

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

•I would invest my money so that I can better my community, by providing more opportunities for the younger generation and buy my mother a house.

What has been your biggest failure?

•My biggest failure has been knowing I had to drop down to D2 after knowing that I gave 110% every day at D1 and things didn’t work out. That failure helped me learn that you can still get to where you want to go in life even if you have to take a different path to reach your destination.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

•I’m a smart, discipline, and physical football player who takes pride in making sure I do whatever is needed to help my team.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

•The entire defense to be honest, we take pride in getting 1% better everyday so we make sure we push each other daily.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

•TMac or Ty

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 with a concentration in business, psychology, and criminal justice. If I don’t make it as a football player I plan on starting my own business or coaching. 

What is your coolest life moment?

•My coolest life moment was knowing I caught college coaches’ attention and had the ability to play college football.

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

•I have a couple of songs but it’s between PB Tony-No Hiding, Piimp Ru-Mock up, or Lil Durk-All love

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

•Kevin Hart

Who is your favorite football team?

•New England Patriots 

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

•My warning label would say silent assassin.

What is your biggest fear?

•My biggest fear is not being successful in life.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

•Richard Sherman

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

•I Like to pray then get by myself so I can listen to music and visualize myself making plays in the game.

Do you have any hobbies?

•I like to go fishing, just being out there helps me be able to think and clear my head.

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

•Richard Sherman

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

•My biggest influence on my life has to be my mother. She showed and taught me How to work hard for what I want in life.

What motivates you to work hard?

•My parents and my grandparents, I see how hard they work and how much they sacrifice every day to make sure our family is good.

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 [email protected]

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