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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Devon Pressley, RB, Grand View University

Devon Pressley
Devon Pressley the speedy scat back from Grand View University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Devon Pressley 
  • Height: 5’8 
  • Weight: 175 LBS
  • Position: Running Back 
  • College: Grand View University 
  • Twitter: @D1_Von

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• My favorite restaurant in Detroit is Bucharest Grill, or Martin’s Coney Island in Southfield. 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• When you break down my film, my quickness and vision will definitely stick out the most to people. I am not the biggest running back either, but I run the rock like I am. 

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

• I would put most of the money up into my savings. Then I would round up my immediate family and buy them all a new house. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• My biggest failure was probably not completing a personal goal set for myself during the season. 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• I am reliable. They can always count on me to make something happen. 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• There are many, no one works harder than my teammates. We all have dreams and goals and we work at it like it is all we know. 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• People call me Big Press sometimes. My last name is Pressley. People say press for short and I surprise people when I hit the field. So they put the Big in front of the Press. 

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

• I am majoring in Accounting and Minoring in Finance. I want to own my own firm and be the boss of my own company one day. 

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What is your coolest life moment? 

• The Coolest life moment was getting a chance to play football at the next level. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Stevie Wonder – Isn’t she lovely 

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

• I am picking Terrence Howard or Trevor Jackson. 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Atlanta Falcons

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

• Warning, Don’t let the size fool you. 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Biggest fear is fumbling. I make sure the ball is secure.  

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Phillip Lindsey 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I wear my headphones all day and listen to my favorite rapper. Then right before the game, I listened to the song Geeked up that my father and I would play before every game day as a kid. Then I stretch and pray. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• I produce beats for artists and I spray paint and dip rims because I love cars. 

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

• Ezekiel Elliott or Ameer Abdullah. 

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

•My Parents. Always there for me. They support me like no other. 

What motivates you to work hard?

Seeing others work hard, succeed, and have fun doing the things they love motivates me to keep going and doing what I know and Love. 

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