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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Sidney Davis, WR, Troy University

Sidney Davis of Troy University is a monster

NFL Draft Diamonds has interviewed some of the best small schoolers to make it to the NFL.  Last year our team interviewed over 750 players from NAIA to the FBS.  This year we went to NFL teams scouts for every question on this interview.  Ten NFL scouts who are avid readers of Draft Diamonds put this interview together for our reader’s pleasure.  We hope you enjoy this interview, with another potential NFL draft prospect.

•       Name: Sidney Davis
•       Height:  5’11
•       Weight: 212
•       Position: Wide Receiver
•       College: Troy University
•       Twitter: Sidfor6

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

  • My hometown is Natchez Mississippi, it’s a small town and I love the site of the Mississippi River on the bluff there

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

  • Strength and Conditioning, Practice , then film Simply because you have to be physically ready to perform to practice and then watch film to correct and analyze mistakes

What do you worry about, and why?

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

  • I worry about regrets because I don’t want to say I could’ve done something better so I give it my all everyday

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Work ethic

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

  • Deshaun Watson

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football?

  • Athletic Trainer

Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?

  • Room

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

  • John Wick because I would never had to worry about someone messing with me

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

  • Not getting opportunities that I knew I deserved I just keep grinding and make the most of every opportunity I did get

What is your most embarrassing moment?

  • Most embarrassing moment was slipping and falling due to some Ice on the ground everyone laughed at me

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

  • 4 and 6 catch against Appalachian state to win the game

What song best describes your work ethic?

  • Future – Blood, Sweat, Tears

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level?

  • Hands

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

  • My great grandmother Ruth Washington just to hear her tell me some of her wisdom and I for her just to see how far I’ve came

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it?

  • Dripping dancing

Who is the most overrated player in the NFL?

  • Richard Sherman

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

  • Respected but I’m going to be myself regardless

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

  • Ray Rice because everybody makes mistakes and I feel that if he had a second chance he wouldn’t make mistakes like that again

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

  • Hate to lose

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

  • My Family because they push me to pursue my dreams more and more everyday and I love them

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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