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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Spencer Nichols, FB, Western University

Spencer Nichols the versatile fullback/tight end from Western University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Spencer Nichols the versatile fullback/tight end from Western University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Spencer Nichols
  • Position: Fullback / Tight End
  • College:Western University
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 230
  • Twitter: @SpencerNichoIs
  • Instagram: @spencernichols88

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

  • I grew up playing offensive line so I have a great understanding of the run game and how to block inside the box, but I’m also a downfield threat when we get into the passing game. I can run clean routes and don’t have an issue getting yards after contact.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • As young as I can remember I’ve been interested in football, either watching it or playing it football has been my favourite sport.

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

  • NFL teams should know that I’m a natural born leader. I give everything I have to my team and my teammates, I leave it all out on the field.

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

  •  I would donate towards the Canadian Cancer Society, specifically for breast cancer. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • That you never know who is watching, whether it relates to the football field or real life situations, always represent yourself properly and be respectful to others. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Wet cleats!

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

  • So far it has been staying financially stable to keep myself in school, while staying on top of school. So I can continue playing the sport I love.

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

  • My school attracts winners. There is a high expectation to win at Western, so the people we recruit and the people who want to come play for us are guys who are committed and dedicated to the sport and they want to win. I think is is extremely special because it creates a winning atmosphere and everyone here is pushing each other to do more and to be better.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Combo’s pretzel+cheese.

What is the best part of football? 

  • Scoring on the opening play, Big pancakes or the teammates you meet that turn into brothers.

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

  • Reliable.

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

  • George Kittle 

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

  • George Kittle, Travis Kelce, and Dawson Knox. Three of the top Tight Ends in the NFL right now that I’d love to sit down and talk football with.

Damond Talbot

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