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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Wesley Nixon, WR, Pacific Lutheran University

Wesley Nixon
Wesley Nixon the speedy return man and wide out from Pacific Lutheran University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Wesley Nixon
  • Height: 5’11”
  • Weight: 195
  • Position: WR/KR
  • College: Pacific Lutheran University
  • Twitter: @DubNix23

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • The Poodle Dog

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • Ability to get open, Catch consistency, and breakaway speed.

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

  • Give some to my parents, pay off school debt, use some spending money for me.

What has been your biggest failure?

  • My biggest failure is actually in a different sport. When I was going into my sophomore year of high school, I was hit in the face by a pitch in baseball. Ever since that accident I was never the same in the batter’s box. I played baseball for PLU my freshman year and I wish my fear of getting hit by a pitch would have been conquered earlier.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My ability to build relationships with anybody. I love talking to people and making friends. One of my goals in life is to meet the most people I can.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Either Cody Brown or Alex Rendon

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Dubnix

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

  • My degree is in Film & Media. If football doesn’t work out, I want to be an Actor.

What is your coolest life moment?

  • My coolest life moment was getting baptized by my former teammate, Zach Willis.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • Bonfire by Childish Gambino

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

  • Robert Downey Jr.

Who is your favorite football team?

  • Seattle Seahawks

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

  • Warning: Beware of Ice

What is your biggest fear?

  • My biggest fear is not being successful and being alone.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • DK Metcalf

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

  • Well in the morning, I pray, then we have breakfast as a team. After we all get on the bus and I listen to Christian music to get ready. Then we get to the field and dance around to loosen up. Then it’s game time!

Do you have any hobbies?

  • Listening/Making music, fashion, acting

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

  • Jarvis Landry

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

  • Well there are different areas in my life that I like to look up to. First for all around the love of sports and working hard is my grandfather Fred Fazio. He has taught me so much and coached me since I was young. He has always believed in me and has been one of my biggest fans. My faith is inspired by the man who baptized me Zach Willis because he has such a big heart for everyone and everything. Lastly my style is modeled by Odell Beckham because you have to look good to play good, and he is the best looking receiver in the game.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My family. They have been there for me no matter what. My father was my coach and athletic director in high school. He is amazing and I want to be great for him. My mother is my best friend. We have a relationship that is special between a parent and their kid. My two brothers have always had my back and I would do anything to protect and help them.

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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