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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tatum Slack, CB, University at Buffalo

What is your name?

Tatum Slack

What is your Height/Weight?

5’10 190

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

University at Buffalo

Where are you from?

Rancho Cucamonga, Ca

Who is your role model, and why?

My dad, always set a good example for me and taught me how to be a man

Who was your favorite teacher?

Dr. B at University at Buffalo

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, baseball and track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Corey Davis Western Michigan

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Antonio Nunn

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

Nipsey Hussle – Dedication

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

Darrelle Revis; he’s a great press coverage corner and we’re similar in size

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

Going to a junior college out of high school and just staying focused on my dream regardless of what was happening around me.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I pray all throughout the day and visualize myself making plays

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

A fourth down sack on a corner blitz against Akron my sophomore year

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

I like to help others be able to talk about their mental health and just be open to listen to them and what they’re going through

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Didn’t have one because LA didn’t have a team

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

1. Tyler Hilinski    2. Jay Z   3. Kobe Bryant

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