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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tommy Myers, TE, UConn

What is your name?

Tommy Myers

What is your Height/Weight?

6’ 5” 253Lbs

What is your position?

Tight End

Where do you play college football?

University of Connecticut

Where are you from?

Coventry, Connecticut

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, he works hard every day to provide for my family.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Gary Baumgartner

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Yes, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, and Golf

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Hasson Reddick

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Alec Bloom

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Read Me My Rights by Brantley Gilbert

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

Heath Miller. He is a very willing blocker and a great receiver.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

When I broke my leg, and tore my ankle in my Sophomore season. I overcame it with the help of my family and a great training staff.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Yes, listen to soothing music to calm my nerves.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My first career TD

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Provided guidance and support to a local athlete in my town.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

The New England Patriots

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

Will Farrell, Rob Gronkowski, and My Grandfather.

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