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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: TJ Simmons, WR, West Virginia University

TJ Simmons
TJ Simmons the speedy and elusive wide receiver from West Virginia University recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: TJ Simmons
  • Position: WR
  • College: West Virginia 
  • Height:6’2 
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Twitter: @a_scouts_dream

1.What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?

  •  If I make it to the NFL I hope to become a player that is consistently trying to get better and learn about the game. Like everyone, I want be a Super Bowl champion and a pro bowler. 

2. What is your favorite workout?
  • My favorite workout is either squats or power cleans.

3. What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

  • When I’m on the field I have a relentless mindset. I like to play physical whether it’s blocking or run after the catch.

4. If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?

  • Bora Bora

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5. How has your experience as a West Virginia Mountaineers football player been?

  • My experience has been amazing. The fans have embraced me as one of there own and I have become a better football player and a better person in general.

6.What do you do for fun?

  •  For fun I enjoy watching movies and play with my daughter.

7. What are your favorite moments from your football life?

  • My favorite football moments would have to be winning a state championship, playing in the college football playoffs, and winning the Texas games in Austin in 2018.

8. What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

  • It runs in my family all of my older brothers and cousins played and I grew up around it. 

9. What has been your biggest challenge in life?

  • My biggest challenge in life so far is being dad. 

10. What would a team get in a player like you?

  • Who ever gets me will be getting a hard worker who is willing to do whatever it taker for the team in order to get a win.

11. If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • “A Change for the Better”

12. If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

  • Michael Vick

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