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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tyrell Ford, DB, Waterloo University

Tyrell Ford
Niagara Falls native Tyrell Ford of Waterloo University is a big time playmaker at the defensive back position. He recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Tyrell Ford
  • Height: 6 foot
  • Weight: 200
  • Position: DB
  • College: Waterloo University

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Strada West

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• I’m comfortable playing the whole game man up with no help.

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

• I would give back to those who helped me and buy a business to make sure I will always have income.

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not getting my license.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Confidence

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

Mike Reid  LB   

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• T-Baby or Relly

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

• Recreation and Leisure/Sports Business. I want to be a coach or something along those lines and still have something to do with football.

What is your coolest life moment?

• When I got my first dog

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

•  World’s greatest by r kelly

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

• Black Panther, as Kilmonger (Micheal B Jordon)

Who is your favorite football team?

• I don’t have one, I just have favourite players

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

• Joker

What is your biggest fear?

• Getting injured

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• AJ Bouye  

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• The only pregame tradition I have is that my brother helps me put on my jersey

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Do you have any hobbies?

• Video games, and chilling with my dog

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

• Patrick Peterson

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

• Both my Father and Brother Tre because they have pushed me and always made me better, but have also supported me when I need them most.

What motivates you to work hard?

• There are two main factors that motivate me the first one being that I’m a competitor. Secondly stability, I’ve grown up in some struggles and I don’t want to have to go through that again or anyone in my family.

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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