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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jadarius Byrd, DB, Texas Wesleyan University

Jadarius Byrd from Jacksonville, Florida is a solid
prospect with ball hawking ability.
  • Name: Jadarius Byrd 
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 180
  • Position: DB
  • College: Texas Wesleyan University 
  • Twitter: @Byrd_noflyzone 

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

•  I like to eat at Potter House

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• A Wide Receivers release when running different routes 

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

• Buy a house for my family 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not living up to my full potential 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• I’m a competitor, always want to compete and get better in everything I do.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• A lot of guys go above and beyond but I would say Tyler pulling, he always is trying to perfect his craft 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

•  Everyone just call me by my last name ( Byrd ) or JB 

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

• My degree plan is in liberal studies and if I don’t make it as a professional football player coaching would be my dream job 

What is your coolest life moment? 

• When I was receiving offers out of juco It was pretty cool because I know I had worked for them.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

•  Kodak Black – Skrilla 

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

• Kevin Hart 

Who is your favorite football team? 

Jaguars 

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

• Proceed with caution

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What is your biggest fear? 

• Letting my family down 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Marcus Peters 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I wake up and visualize myself making plays in the game throughout the day, playing different scenarios and coverages over and over, until the last 2 hours before the game where I listen to music. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

•  I like playing video games on my down time 

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

•  Darrelle Revis, he’s a short physical guy who will lock up your best Receiver and I feel like my game mirrors his.

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

• My mother, just because she had my back through everything I’ve battled in life and has still been my #1 fan since Day 1.

What motivates you to work hard?

• Just knowing that in a Year my families whole life will change for the better, and we won’t have to worry about anymore struggles in life.

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