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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Félix Garand-Gauthier, FB, University of Laval

Félix Garand-Gauthier
Félix Garand-Gauthier the physical and athletic fullback from the University of Laval recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

Name: Félix Garand-Gauthier
• Height: 6’2
• Weight: 225
• Position: FB
• College: U Laval
• Twitter: @garandgauthier

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• La Boucherie Halal,  great meal the day before a game.

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Intensity

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

• Hand out money for my family.

What has been your biggest failure?

• When we lost the final at my last year in CEGEP

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Work ethic

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Jordan Duprey, never missed a training in 4 years in Laval. He always say yes for some extra work.

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• HP, my coach Mathieu Bertrand called me “like dat” once and it stuck.

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

• I am finishing my Bac-Multi in administration, communication and management. Sports in général is my passion, my dream job would be To work in a major sports organization.

What is your coolest life moment?

• Vanier Cup 2018, when the fireworks went on at the end of the game.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Saskatchewan, from Les Trois Accord. Classic

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

• Johnny Deep

Who is your favorite football team?

• San Francisco 49ers. The combo FB/TE is beautiful to watch

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

• Danger

What is your biggest fear?

• Deep waters

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• Russell Wilson

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• Good breakfast, my game day playlist. I also like to play with a soccer ball on the field and stretch couple hours before the game.

Do you have any hobbies?

• Fishing and Outdoors

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

• Kyle Juszczyk. We have the same style of play, I love To watch film of the 49ers offense.

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

• Both of my parents.They always pushed us To play sports and to exceed in all aspects of our lives.

What motivates you to work hard ?

• Passion for football.

Damond Talbot

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