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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Kyland Richey, TE, Jackson State University

Kyland Richey Jackson State
Kyland Richey (85) the four-year starter at tight end for Jackson State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Kyland Richey
  • Height: 6040
  • Weight: 240
  • Position: Tight End
  • College: Jackson State University
  • Twitter: @kyland00

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

  • Rudy’s

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

  • My physicality in the run game.Also my catching.

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

  • Put most of it away and take care of my mother.

What has been your biggest failure? 

  • Dropping a touchdown in the playoffs in high school at cowboys stadium vs our rival.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • My work ethic

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Me!

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Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Big Kyland

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

  • Industrial technology and if I don’t make it as a football player I will be an industrial engineer 

What is your coolest life moment? 

  • Getting to playback at home my freshman year vs TCU and starting as a true freshman.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

  • Lil Baby Solid 

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

  • Kevin Hart

Who is your favorite football team? 

  • New England Patriots 

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

  • Caution!

What is your biggest fear? 

  • Losing my Mom

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

  • Eric Ebron Tight end

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

  • Have my headphones on thinking about all my whys I play the game of football for and then my assignments and then I go play the game I love and have fun!

Do you have any hobbies? 

  • Playing baseball at Jackson State

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

  • Eric Ebron Tight End for the Colts

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

  • I say, my Mom, she pushes me every step of the way and is my number one fan since day one!

What motivates you to work hard?

  • My Mother motives me to work hard she deserves the world and I want to give it to her and the love of the game also motives me to be great.


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