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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Kyeon Taylor, CB, Kean University

Kyeon Taylor the fiesty cornerback from Kean University recently sat down with NFL Draft DIamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Kyeon Taylor the fiesty cornerback from Kean University recently sat down with NFL Draft DIamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Kyeon Taylor
  • Position: Cornerback
  • College: Kean University
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Twitter: @kyeontaylor
  • Instagram: @k1.taylor

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft? 

  • I have the length and technique to stick with great Wr, Also have great feet that is in my game

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

  • At the age of 7 I started to play flag football

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

  • Been an underdog since a kid and that motivates me to be great and work Hard. Hard work beats talent

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • If your dream is big, You must be able to work big and hard

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • Devin McCourty out of Rutgers, My cousin was actually friends with him and got to become close with him in the summer that year and was invited to his camp he hosted

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

  • The most underrated player in my locker room is simply Aaron Cotrell, He does everything right.

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • My Biggest pet peeve is when someone and driving and has no sense of direction

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

  • I had to overcome is the only person in my family to get a degree. There was a chip on my shoulder that brought this pressure on me to do good and school and influence my younger siblings to dream big and go to school.

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

  • Kean is so special to me because of the culture we have here, it’s easy to buy in when everything is transparent. Coach G has been a role model to me these past few years and makes me want to become a better man everyday.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • My favorite snacks are probably ranch seeds

What is the best part of football? 

  • The best part about football is competing against others, getting after it and just being able to have those moments on the field with the guys is amazing.

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • Pressure Makes Diamonds

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

  • Marcus Peters because of his hands and his ability to jump routes

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

  • Ray Lewis, The Rock, Kevin Hart because Ray Lewis is going to give that speech that gets you hype and motivation. Kevin Hart and The Rock are just funny people who are funny together, Don’t want the dinner to be all serious, Need some laughte

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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