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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Todd Simmons Jr., WR, Virginia University Lynchburg

Todd Simmons Jr. the standout wide receiver from Virginia University Lynchburg recently sat down with Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Todd Simmons jr
  • Position: Wide Receiver 
  • College: Virginia University Lynchburg 
  • Height: 6’1 
  • Weight: 195
  • Twitter: routekingts2
  • Instagram: iamts2

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2023 NFL Draft? 

I think hands down I am going to be the best Wide receiver in this draft . I believe my route running ability and footwork sets me apart from other Wide receivers 

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

I fell in love with football at 13 years old 

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

I am work horse. I  bring that dawg energy to a team 120 percent every rep 

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

I would donate to the boys and girls club to help young athletes with scholarship for private schools. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard 

Who was your childhood hero? 

My Dad 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

Seeing potential but not seeing the effort

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

JUCO in Kansas, not always having food to eat losing my hair being far from home 

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

It’s a rebuilding program and a Christian school it would mean the world to me to come in and turn the program around 

What is your favorite snack food? 

Fruit snacks 

What is the best part of football? 


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

Will not be outworked 

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

Stefon Diggs

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

Chad Johnson because that’s my idol , Eric Thomas because of his motivation speeches and my uncle Bud cause I would wanna tell him about my journey 


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