NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Everett Nicholas, CB, Mississippi Valley State
What is your name?
I am Everett Nicholas V
What is your Height/Weight?
I am 6’0/190lbs
What is your position?
My position is Cornerback.
Where do you play college football?
I played college football at Mississippi Valley State University.
Where are you from?
I am from Atlanta, Georgia (Covington)
Who is your role model, and why?
Both my parents are role models for me. They were both athletes and taught me that without struggle there’s no success.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My favorite teacher was Ms. Benton, my 12th grade teacher.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Yes, I participated in playing basketball, baseball and ran track growing up.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Chad Williams of Grambling State University (WR) was my toughest opponent..
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
The most underrated player on my college team to me is Eric Collins/WR.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
My motivational song is Blood, Sweat and Tears (Future)
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
I would compare my play to Malcolm Butler. Because he is from a small college, but, he work hard and is dedicated to his craft.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
My biggest obstacle I had to overcome was transferring from Tennessee State University to Mississippi Valley State University. Sitting out a year was my first year of not playing football since I was 5, but I dedicated myself to my books and graduated on time.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
My pregame rituals are to say a prayer, read my mom’s motivational tweet to me that morning and listen to my music.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My most memorable play of my collegiate career was my first collegiate interception against Eastern Michigan.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
My coolest moment off the field was participating in a toy drive to give under privileged kids toys during the holiday season.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
My favorite team growing up and is presently the Atlanta Falcons.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
My three people I would like to have dinner with dead or alive would be Deion Sanders(wisdom), Lebron James (business sense) and Cameron Newton(jovial disposition).