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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Shaun Beyer, TE, University of Iowa

Shaun Beyer NFL Draft Iowa 2021 Prospect
Shaun Beyer is one of the most underrated tight ends in the 2021 NFL Draft. The University of Iowa standout sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Shaun Beyer
  • Position: Tight End
  • College: University of Iowa
  • Height: 6’5
  • Weight: 250
  • Twitter: @beyer10shaun

Right now, people are not talking about you the way I feel they should. Do you feel you are an underdog?

  • Yes

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

  • I am a very competitive person and will do whatever it takes to be successful.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?

  • Suicide Prevention

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My Father

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?

  • Caleb Shudak

What is your biggest pet peeve?

  • People being late to things.

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?

  • Losing my uncle who was like a second father to me to COVID.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • I grew up as a kid going to Iowa games and always wanted to be a Hawkeye so it was a dream come true playing for the Hawks.

What is your favorite snack food?

  • Fruit snacks

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?

  •  I am a versatile player at Tight End and will excel on special teams.

 If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?

  • TJ Hockenson

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?

  • Gronk, So I could pick his brain about the Tight End position and what it takes to have a long career in the NFL. My Uncle Marty who I lost to COVID just to get the chance to talk with him one last time. Elon Musk so I could pick his brain about the business world and what it takes to be successful.

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