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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Gerron Fryer, WR, University of Charleston (WV)

Gerron Fryer
Gerron Fryer is a versatile player for the University of Charleston in West Virginia. Fryer recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Gerron Fryer
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 202
  • Position: WR/Corner
  • College: University of Charleston (WV)
  • Twitter: @_gfrye

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • The best restaurant in my hometown is Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse.

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • What will stick out is my physicality and how I never give up on a play.

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

  • First thing I would do is Invest it into something that will generate more money.

What has been your biggest failure?

  • Never winning a championship in high school.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Teammates would say my best quality is my athleticism, there’s nothing I really can’t do on the field.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Hardest working teammate on my team is Quinard Thomas. His work ethic and the grind he puts in amazes me.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • I get a new nickname about every day it seems like but the one everybody calls me is Gfrye.

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

  • I received my degree in Business Administration. My dream job is still playing football but if not then hopefully being a Chief investment officer.

What is your coolest life moment?

  • Coolest moment I would say was meeting David Robinson and telling him I could beat him 1 on 1.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • At karaoke night the song I would sing is Top Off by Gunna.

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

  • The actor I would pick to play me in a movie would be Jamie Foxx.

Who is your favorite football team?

  • My favorite football team is the Cleveland Browns.

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

  • If I had a warning label it would say “Caution Very Explosive”

What is your biggest fear?

  • My biggest fear is letting the people around me down.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • The most underrated player in the league is TreDavious White.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

  • On game day I try to come with a calm mindset, my headphones in and I must have some candy with me.

Do you have any hobbies?

  • The only two hobbies I have really are playing basketball and video games.

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

  • If I could compare myself to someone in the league it would be Julio. How he’s Big, fast, can catch any & everything, just a big play waiting to happen.

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

  • My biggest influence would be my Grandfather. He taught me a lot growing up and he still educates me now as I get older.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • What motivates me to work hard is that I want to be great at whatever I’m doing, no matter what I’m doing I want to be the best at it.

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