2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tariq Bitson, WR, Adams State University
- Name: Tariq Bitson
- Height: 6’2
- Weight: 203
- Position: Wide Receiver
- College: Adams State University
- Twitter: @bitson_tariq
What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?
- Reba Dales BBQ is my favorite place to eat in my hometown of Tulsa, OK.
When breaking down your film what will stick out?
- When breaking down my film, you’ll notice my relentless attack to the football. You’ll see great hands, good ball get off, and great playmaking abilities.
If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?
- If I won the lotto, the first thing I would do is make sure my family is taken care of financially.
What has been your biggest failure?
- My biggest failure or downfall was not always keeping God first nor believing in myself because now that I do, I see a positive impact on who I am and how I play.
What do your teammates say is your best quality?
- My best quality is my leadership and relatability on and off the field.
Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?
- From players to coaches, my entire team is hardworking. We pride ourselves on giving 100% on and off the field.
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
- Dootie is my childhood nickname because I was a heavy baby and it felt like a duty to carry me
What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?
- Business Marketing; My dream job would be to own my own business that helps create and improve technology.
What is your coolest life moment?
- Seeing my daughter born has been the highlight of my life thus far.
What song would you sing at Karaoke night?
- Thug Motivation by Rod Wave
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If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?
- If I could have any actor play myself in a movie, I would pick Michael B. Jordan.
Who is your favorite football team?
- Denver Broncos
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
- My warning label would say “Silent but deadly.”
What is your biggest fear?
- My biggest fear is not being a great dad.
Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?
- Keenan Allen
Take us through game day, How do you prepare?
- On game day, it’s all about getting my mind right so you’ll definitely find me listening to some of my favorite artists like Meek Mill, Kevin Gates, Rod Wave, and NBA Youngboy. After doing that, I stretch, catch some balls, and run routes. Lastly, I visualize myself making good plays on the field before game time.
Do you have any hobbies?
- I like to read, play videos, and watch movies/tv series in my free time.
If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?
- Deandre Hopkins
Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?
- My family has been the biggest influence on my life because they have sacrificed so much time and energy in order to help me succeed. Their dedication to me has inspired and motivated me to become a better me.
What motivates you to work hard?
- My family