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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tyreke Humphrey, DL, Ottawa University (Arizona)

Tyreke Humphrey the fierce pass rusher from Ottawa University in Arizona recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Tyreke Humphrey the fierce pass rusher from Ottawa University in Arizona recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Tyreke Humphrey 
  • Position: Defensive Line 
  • College: Ottawa University Arizona 
  • Height: 6’2 1/2
  • Weight: 265
  • Twitter:  truez_humphrey
  • Instagram: 2xfrizzle 

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft?

My athleticism and ability to rush the passer

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I’ve always been interested since I was little but I didn’t play organized football until I was 13 

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

That I love the game of football and I’m a competitor 

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

Definitely world hunger 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Nothing in life is giving to you you have to go and earn it. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

I didn’t have a childhood hero but someone I always looked up to was my older brother. 

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

Shamar Moreland 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

Talking with food in your mouth and smacking 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

The hardest moment in my life I had to overcome was recently the passing of my older brother 

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

OUAZ has only been open for 5 years and already has 3 post season appearances and 2 conference championships. It is special to me because I am part of how much the school has grown over the years. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

Zebra Cakes 

What is the best part of football? 

Winning games with a great group of teammates 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

I am a very versatile athlete that can play multiple positions and can be valuable to any program. 

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

Chris Jones 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

First it would be Aaron Donald just because I will be able to study him and soak up a lot of knowledge from him. Secondly it will be Jay Z from a business standpoint I will be able to ask a lot of questions and gain a better understanding on being a businessman. Third I would like to eat dinner with Micheal Jackson because he is one of my favorite music artist. 

Damond Talbot

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