2023 NFL Draft Prospect: Tyler Barnes, TE, North Carolina Central
- Name: Tyler Barnes
- Position: Tight End
- College: North Carolina Central
- Height: 6’4
- Weight: 235
- Twitter: @Tylerbarnes1124
- Instagram: @Tylerbarnesofficial
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?
I am a sure handed tight end with speed and size. Capable of playing WR and any special teams
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
5 years old
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
I am a hard working guy who loves the game of football.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
I would donate to homeless shelters
What is the best advice you have ever received?
No matter what it seems like, keep going.
Who was your childhood hero?
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
What is your biggest pet peeve?
When people lie
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
Losing my father to a heart attack when I was 16 years old.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
North Carolina central was founded in 1910, and it is special to me because they made it feel like family
What is your favorite snack food?
What is the best part of football?
Catching the ball
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
I am an unknown first round talent
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Lebron James, Harriet Tubman, Lamar Jackson