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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: D’Anthony Bell, S, University of West Florida

West Florida safety D'Anthony Bell has everything you are looking for as a small school prospect. He is a big kid, plays the ball well and is not afraid of contact. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
West Florida safety D’Anthony Bell has everything you are looking for as a small school prospect. He is a big kid, plays the ball well and is not afraid of contact. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name:  D’Anthony Bell
  • Position: Safety  
  • College: University Of West Florida 
  • Height:  6’2
  • Weight: 210
  • Twitter:  @Dbszn_
  • Instagram: @djbmxvii

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

  • I’m a very versatile DB I can play anywhere and do everything.

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

  • About 5 years old 

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

  • That I’m always full speed and love to put in work 

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

  • I would donate to a orphan home to help kids out. 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

  • Enjoy every day like it’s your last because everyone doesn’t get to wake up every day.

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My Mom was my hero

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

  • Kion Holder 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

  • My biggest pet peeve would be repeating the same thing over and over.

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

  • I’ve overcame a lot of adversity so it’s hard to choose one but having to sit out a semester and not play football probably hit the hardest.

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

  • My school is special to me because we’re big son family and everybody abides by that standard. And the 3 sets of 3 that we go by help with more than just football

What is your favorite snack food?

  • I would say sun flower seeds.

What is the best part of football?

  • Best part of football is being able to prepare with your brothers and have fun while doing it l.

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

  • I will always give a 100% no matter the circumstances.

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

  • It’s hard to pick one but I would say Derwin James because of size and physicality.

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

  • Obama, Will Smith and God and I chose those three because of all the adversity that they faced. I would want to know how they achieved greatness what made them push harder. 

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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