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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Turjon McLaurin, DT, Greenville University

Turjon McLaurin is dynamic in run defense for Greenville University.  The standout DT recently sat down with Damond Talbot of Draft Diamonds.
Turjon McLaurin is dynamic in run defense for Greenville University. The standout DT recently sat down with Damond Talbot of Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Turjon McLaurin
  • Position: DT
  • College: Greenville University
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 265
  • Twitter: @TurjonMclaurin
  • Instagram: @t.m.mc96

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft? 

I consider myself a top prospect because I’m willing to play more than just my primary position

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

One thing that NFL Teams should know about me is my ability to be coachable

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

I would donate to the World Feed Programme to help stop world hunger 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

The best advice I have received is sometimes you don’t have to be the most athletic but the smartest on the field

Who was your childhood hero?

My father was my childhood hero 

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

My most underrated teammate in the locker room would be Ja’lyn Parker or Matthew Binion 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

Chewing with your mouth open

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

My hardest moment was getting Rhabdomylosis during fall camp this year and having to work my way back into playing shape

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

My school is special because of the community and that is something I really value

What is your favorite snack food? 

Honey Buns

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

“This kid has a knack for being where the play will be”

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

Greg Gaines

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

Tupac, Maya Angelou, Bill Belichick; All for wisdom

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