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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tevarius Brooks, ATH, Averett University

Tevarius Brooks the versatile standout from Averett University who recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Tevarius Brooks the versatile standout from Averett University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Tevarius Brooks
  • Position: QB/WR
  • College: Averett University (Virginia State University Transfer)
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 185
  • Twitter: @king__savage01
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What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft

Being versatile as a WR/ QB/ Special Team returner. I can be utilized anywhere and I take pride in that ability.

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


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

I would help single-parent households around the world. Give them guidance and the things they need to insure their needs are taken care of.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Opportunities don’t happen, you make them -Chris Grosser

Who was your childhood hero? 

Saints QB Aaron Brooks. He was my inspiration in becoming a QB at a young age. 

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

Sa’Quan Harrison even though he wasn’t our starting quarterback he showed up everyday and worked harder than anyone else on the team. Great all-around person.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

People that take life for granted. Nothing is easy. Take advantage of every moment.

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

I tore my LCL my second year of college. It was a hard road to recovery. But I never gave up and fought through it and stepped back on the field healthy 7 months later.  

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

Virginia State was my dream school growing up and I got a scholarship opportunity to play the sport I love. 

Averett was a second chance at things after my injury and I wanted a fresh start. I also got to play with old high school teammates.

What is your favorite snack food? 

Fruit Snacks

What is the best part of football? 

Being under the light, hearing that crowd roar knowing it’s only your brothers and the opponent across the field. 

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

If you need a job done I am your guy you can count on any given day.

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

Justin Fields, Chris Olave

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

Steve Harvey, Marshawn Lynch, Bernie Mac. That would be the best time of my life. 

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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