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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dwight Blakey, WR, University of Central Arkansas

Dwight Blakey
Dwight Blakey the speedy and quick wide receiver from the University of Central Arkansas recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Dwight Blakey
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight: 187
  • Position: Wide Receiver/ Punt Returner
  • College: University of Central Arkansas
  • Twitter: @_Shift6

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Bucharest Bar and Grill

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Quickness in and out of breaks

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

• Create A Plan/Budget for spending, saving, and donating.

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not earning a 4.0 in College or HS

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My routes and quickness

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• DeAndre Lamont

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Wight, DB, D,

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

• Exercise Science. My dream job is becoming a college receiver coach, then owning my own training facility after retirement.

What is your coolest life moment?

• Traveling to Hawaii to play against the University of Hawaii.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Dead and Gone by T.I. and Justin Timberlake

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

• Idris Elba

Who is your favorite football team?

• Detroit Lions

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

• Warning Highly Competitive

What is your biggest fear?

• Not meeting my full potential. 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Marvin Jones Jr.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• I have a very calm gameday ritual. I watch last-minute film on the defensive backfield. I don’t listen to music often; I like to hear my thoughts and talk to God.

Do you have any hobbies?

• Yes, they are Biking and Photography.

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

• Steven Sims Jr.

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

• My mother, she has motivated me and supported through my biggest life decisions. She prays for me constantly; she is my deepest spiritual connection.

What motivates you to work hard?

• I am afraid of being broke, as well as failing and underachieving. 

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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