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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tyquez Hampton, WR, Edward Waters University

Tyquez Hampton the small school standout wide receiver from Edward Waters University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Tyquez Hampton 
  • Position: WR
  • College: Edward Waters University 
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 210
  • Twitter: @generalhampton_
  • Instagram: @Ty.beezy

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

  • What makes me a top prospect for my position is I can play many positions at a High level. I have the speed, build, and range to play any skill position on Offense and also my IQ for the game and ability To identify and breakdown coverages 

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • 5 didn’t play until I was 7 

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

  • They are getting someone who is coachable and has a drive to be perfect week by week 

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

  • An Alpha phi Alpha National program and that would be “To go to highschool to go to college”

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • “Trust the process and See it through“

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My Mom

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

  • Willie Cherry Jr.

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Missing opportunities to score 

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

  • When I played my senior season of high school and freshman year of college on a torn meniscus 

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

  • The involvement our community puts into the team to give you that away from home feeling 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Airheads extreme bites 

What is the best part of football? 

  • Winning of course 

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

  • Consistent, dependable, big, fast, physical, easy 1k season let’s build !!!

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

  • DK Metcalf 

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

  • My two grandmothers and my brother are deceased but the reason I would want to have dinner with them would be to enjoy my moments w them one last time 

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 [email protected]

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