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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Bobby Tucker, DB, North Carolina Wesleyan College

Bobby Tucker from NC Wesleyan is a ball hawk
Bobby Tucker from NC Wesleyan is a ball hawk

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Bobby Tucker III

What is your Height/Weight?

5’9 160

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

North Carolina Wesleyan College 

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

On 9/11 My team and I visited the fire department and presented everyone with season tickets .

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

The hardest class by far was English Literature II

Where are you from?

Durham NC

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model is my father because he’s a true representation of what hard work is and the way he carrier himself .

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Growing up I played baseball and basketball 

Did you play any other positions in football?


At your position, what separates you from others?

My instincts , My Ability to play every play full speed and the passion and energy I have about playing DB

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

Breaking down film I look for the offenses tendencies in every formation and the personnel they come out in .  I look for little things such as the tendencies that tell me if it’s run or pass soon as they break the huddle .

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I’ve faced I actually see him everyday in practice Malik Adams 

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

Tyrann “Honey badger” Mathieu because of the passion he bring to the game and the high level he plays at . I feel like we bring the same passion to the game every play 

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pre game I like to watch Tyrann Mathieu College highlights 

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is the knowledge of the game , my technique and my play making ability .

bWhat is your biggest weakness?


If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I come to work everyday ready to work . I can play any position on defense and also special teams . 

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

My favorite player growing up was Darrelle Revis

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

My oldest brother, my aunt and uncle 

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

I would take make sure my parents are taken care of first 

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