- Name: Taye Vereen
- Height: 6’2
- Weight: 280
- Position: DL
- College: UNC Pembroke
- Twitter: @bigtaye97
What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?
- Tokyo Express is definitely the spot.
When breaking down your film what will stick out?
- My agility and my technique.
If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?
- Give back to my parents and grandparents.
What has been your biggest failure?
- Probably would be not winning any championships in high school.
What do your teammates say is your best quality?
- My aggressiveness and my attention to detail.
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Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?
- Josh Jones
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
- Yeah I’ve had a few but my more known one is Big Taye.
What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?
- Exercise Physiology, I love fitness so being a personal trainer would be it for me.
What is your coolest life moment?
- Being given the opportunity to play college football was definitely a great moment for me.
What song would you sing at Karaoke night?
- Honestly I’m not the singing type lol.
If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?
- Taye Diggs
Who is your favorite football team?
- The Chiefs
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
- Cerebral Assassin
What is your biggest fear?
- I actually don’t have any.
Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?
- Grady Jarrett
Take us through game day, How do you prepare?
- Usually, I’ll watch film of professional players to relax my mind a little bit. Then I make sure I get a little warm before pre-stretch. After pre-stretch I’ll listen to a little music, mainly J Cole. Then for about 10 minutes before we go out, I just sit and meditate.
Do you have any hobbies?
- I like playing video games but I’ve been starting to pick up reading as a hobby.
If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?
- Definitely Mean Joe Greene for sure.
Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?
- My dad, he’s always been my biggest fan. He’s been to most of my games. He’s been a great influence on my life.
What motivates you to work hard?
- My family, I know they look at me to be outstanding in anything I do.
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