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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Antoine Murray, WR, Howard University

Antoine Murray
Antoine Murray aka TJ is a big time play making wide receiver for the Howard Bison. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot, check it out!

• Name: Antoine Murray 
• Height: 5’11
• Weight: 183
• Position: WR
• College: Howard University 
• Twitter: @Nikeboitj

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Bru’s room 

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Explosiveness and speed 

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

• Saving is the most important thing. I’m putting it away 

What has been your biggest failure?

• Last year not able to fight with my brothers on the field 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Accountability, Character, and Respectful 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Dedrick Parson 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• TJ

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

• Sports management and psychology minor. Dream job to be a Sport Psychologist or work in the business in sports 

What is your coolest life moment?

• Riding a Jet Ski 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Rod Wave-Ribbon in the sky 

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

• Chris Tucker 

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Who is your favorite football team?

• Miami Dolphins 

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

• Proceed with Caution

What is your biggest fear?

• Not making something out of nothing 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Devante Parker 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• I prepare by getting up in the morning getting ready listening to music to get in the groove. I make sure I talk to mom and dad right before the game to tell them I’m going out.  

Do you have any hobbies?

• Working out, playing the game and watching Netflix 

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

• Antonio Brown 

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

• My mother because no matter what it is she finds a way for me with anything. 

What motivates you to work hard?

• Just seeing my parents struggle motivates me to go harder. None of my parents made it to college. 

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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