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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dominic Johnson, WR, University at Buffalo

Dominic Johnson
University at Buffalo has a big boy in WR Dominic Johnson. The Canadian born athlete recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Dominic Johnson
  • Height: 6’5 3/4
  • Weight: 215- 220
  • Position: WR
  • College: Buffalo
  • Twitter: @_dominicj10

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Eddies Mediterranean 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Size and Speed

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

Some type of car for myself, mom & step dad 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not earning starting QB spot fall of 2019

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Hardworking, funny, cool

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Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• (Myself) Jaret Patterson!

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Dom

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

  • • Undergrad – Psychology, Education minor + counseling minor 
  • Masters – Educational Studies 
  • Become a graduate assistant and pursue coaching football or basketball. 

What is your coolest life moment? 

• Playing in the NCAA tournament & beating Arizona (Basketball) 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Anything Drake 

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

• Will Smith

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Detroit Lions, UB Bulls 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not being successful 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Courtland Sutton

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Tons of water night before and before the game, pre-game meal 3 hrs before (keep it light), shower & get dressed, pre-game video w/ the team, get on the bus, same playlist and songs before every game, walk in the stadium, pray w/ team on the field, ankles taped, stretch, pat & go, stretch, water + bathroom, warm up w/ team + pre-game playlist, energy chews, hype up teammates. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Taking my dog to the field

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

• Mike Evans, Michael Pittman Jr. 

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

• Mom, homeless, 6 boys, single mom & law school all at the same time, made it out, 6 figure job, full time partnered lawyer & boys are heading in the right direction.

What motivates you to work hard?

• My 5 younger brothers. Need them to have a great role model. 

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