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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dareon Nash, CB, University of Idaho

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Dareon Nash the standout grad transfer cornerback from Montana is hoping for a huge season at the University of Idaho. Check it out!
  • Name: Dareon Nash
  • Height: 6000
  • Weight: 185
  • Position: CB
  • College: University of Idaho (Grad Transfer from Montana)
  • Twitter: @Dareonn

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Best restaurant in my hometown city is Roscoes chicken & waffles.

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • When breaking down my film the things that will stick out are my playmaking ability, reading the quarterback, and tackling.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

  • Invest my money in something such as real estate and give back to my community. I would also repay my mother back for raising all of her kids on her own and make sure she never has to work another day in her life.

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • My biggest failure is not valid. Everything happens for a reason. Once we fail we learn from it.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My teammates say my best quality is being “accountable” and “fun” to be around. 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • The hardest working teammate on my team is not valid. I haven’t met my new team yet.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • My nick name is “Nash”, “Dnash”, “truth”, “Nashville”, and “dad”.

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

  • I earned my degree from University of Montana. Now I’m earning my masters at the University of Idaho in public Administration. My dream job is to be a sports agent.

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • My coolest life moment is graduating college with a 3.5 GPA after taking 23 credits in one semester and making it to the dean’s list for my GPA.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • The song I would sing for karaoke is any Michael Jackson song. 

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking? 

  • Denzel Washington

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • No favorite football team.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • Warning.. no trespassing on Nash Island. 

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What is your biggest fear? 

  • Fear none

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Most underrated player In the NFL is Davante Adams.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • On game day, I wake up in the morning and do my daily affirmations and watch Nipsey Hussle motivational videos. Then I drink 2 glasses of water and eat oatmeal then stretch and shower and head to the facility. At the facility, I read the Bible before the game and continue to listen to Nipsey Hussle up until kickoff.

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • My hobbies are playing call of duty and being with my 1-year-old niece when I do get the chance to go home.

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

  •  I would compare myself too Brent Grimes.

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

  • My biggest influence is my aunt Trina who was murdered and my mother Alongia Jenkins because they’re the definition of resilient to me. Taught me how to be a man and bet on myself before I ever count myself out. 

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My aunt Trina is my biggest motivation to me because I feel as if she is on my shoulder through it all. The good and the bad. Keeping me right on my path and motivated to work hard every day. 


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