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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Danny Gilbert Jr., DB, Bethany College (WV)

Danny Gilbert Jr. Bethany
Danny Gilbert Jr. the feisty defensive back from Bethany College (WV) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Danny Gilbert Jr
  • Height: 5’8
  • Weight: 170
  • Position: DB
  • College: Bethany College (WV)
  • Twitter: @D_GilbertJr

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Smoothie Spot

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Tackling/Toughness

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

• Get my Dad off the streets

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Not telling my Grandad I love him before he passed

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Leadership, High Energy, positive attitude 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Hunter Klein

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Jackboy

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

• Sports Medicine. Helping others achieve their goals and do everything right that I did not do.

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What is your coolest life moment? 

• Getting Baptize/ Giving my life to Christ 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Betty Wright – No Pain, No Gain

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

• Lance Gross in “The Last Fall”

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Miami Dolphins

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

• Got to be more careful around me

What is your biggest fear? 

•  Not being able to think for myself

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• TY Hilton 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Gospel Music, Walk on the field and visualize my assignments/ Remembering what it took for me to get here

Do you have any hobbies? 

•  Playing Volleyball with my family

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

•  Nobody

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

• My Little cousin. Losing him change my life.

What motivates you to work hard?

• Witnessing my Daddy miss meals so I could eat. 

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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