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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Mike Boykin, DL, North Alabama

Mike Boykin North Alabama
Mike Boykin the former Louisville standout and current North Alabama recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Mike Boykin
  • Height:  6’6
  • Weight: 285
  • Position: DT/DE
  • College: North Alabama
  • Twitter: @46plus1

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?  

  • Big Chic

When breaking down your film what will stick out?  

  • Everything

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

  • Probably give something to my Mom

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What has been your biggest failure? 

  • I’ve had a lot of failures ..

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Probably my hands and quickness

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Everybody works pretty hard

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • No just Mike

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

  • I’ll play on TV

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Playing against Alabama 2018

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Jhené Aiko

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

  • Denzel

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • Falcons 

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

  • I’m Him

What is your biggest fear? 

  • Probably losing at life

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Chandler Jones

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • I just drink water and get ready to play

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

  • Zadarius Smith

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

  • My Mom, I could go on and on. I’d be writing all day if I explained that

What motivates you to work hard?

  • Knowing that this is what I want out of life

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