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Meet 2020 XFL Prospect: Tavaris Barnes, DE, DC Defenders

Tavaris Barnes the former NFL pass rusher sits down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen.

Tavaris Barnes was one of the best pass rushers in the XFL this season for the DC Defenders, and he recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen for this amazing interview. With the XFL wrapped up now, the prospects in the XFL have a chance to sign with an NFL team. Whether Tavaris joins the NFL or remains with the XFL he is a prospect you need to keep an eye on. Make sure you follow him on Twitter @BarnesTavaris

1.What would a team get in a player like you?

Motor, leadership, intensity, hard worker, selfless guy!

2. What is your favorite movie?

Meet the rockets, lion king, i spy, George of the jungle, jungle book

 3. How was your experience in the XFL year one?

I loved it. Exceeded every expectation i lucid have imagined!

 4. What is your goal for your football career going forward?

To always perfect my craft. Never cut corners anymore! Leave it all out there!

5. What do you do for fun?

Play with my children, spend time with my family, cracc jokes, read and write

6. If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?

Australia or Bahamas . I love the island, i was born n Bahamas. Always wanted to visit Australia because of the crocodile hunter

7. Who do you model your game after?

Gary Tinsley

 8. Who is the most interesting teammate from anywhere you’ve played and why?

Just about every d linemen who played for the defenders this year because n didn’t hate on each other for the most part and we supported each other!

9. What is your favorite snack?

Chips ??

10. What was your favorite thing that the XFL did?

Provide a platform, allow us to HAVE FUN!

11. What is your favorite TV show?


12. If you were an animal which animal would you be and why?

Lion or a Dolphin. My two favorite animals!


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