2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tez Chaney-McClarin, WR, Ottawa University-Kansas
- Name: Tez Chaney-McClarin
- Position: WR
- College: Ottawa University-Kansas
- Height: 6’2″
- Weight: 214 lbs
- Twitter: @Onlyy1Tez
- Instagram: @onlyy1tez
What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?
Well I have always been passionate about football and enjoy the physical and mental challenges it provides. I love the thrill of competing and the feeling of camaraderie that comes with being part of a team. I also find great satisfaction in honing my skills and pushing myself to be the best player I can be. I believe football has the potential to teach me important life lessons and provide me with an amazing opportunity to make a positive impact on my community.
What are your favorite moments from your football life?
My favorite moments are the bonds that I build with my teammates the friendship the brotherhood the blood and sweat and the tears and we share the moments and stuff we do and build for the rest of our lives.
What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?
I’m looking and striving to be one of the best professional football players in the world, I want to show the world and kids that know matter what school you go to these professionals scouts will find the underdog and I feel I’m the underdog.
If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?
I will say Odell Beckham Jr and DK Metcalf. the reason I say that is there both Tremendous Athletes and I feel they can teach stuff that I can add to my game.
Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?
I will say my mom, the reason I say that is because my mom has always been there for me no matter what the situation was she always had my back always been there for me and forever will be my roll dawg till the end.
What is your favorite offensive scheme and why?
I feel my favorite offensive scheme is a wildcat formation just because I can read the whole offense and I know how to read very well when the ball gets in my hand.
What should we know about Tez Chaney McClarin the person?
What you guys should know about me is I’m a very fun outgoing person, I’m goofy, I love to dance and I’m a respectful person.
What stands out about your film the most?
The way I feel about my film is everything stands out I feel coaches and scouts and GM’s will really see that I’m really a ball player, I’m a big physical, athletic wide receiver who can crank up a offense very fast.
How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?
I always handle things the right way even if it gets difficult I will find a way to get the job done.
What would a team get in a player like you?
Any team that gets me is going to get a dawg out of me because I go hard 110% all the time.
What do you love the most about the game of football?
What I love about this game is how many lives and how many people I can impact out here in the world.
Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?
The most underrated player I played with was Terrance Wilson and the reason I say that is because I get the best out of him every time He’s a CORNERBACK and I’m a Receiver so we always go at it when we had the chance.