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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Travis Blackshear, DB, Furman University

Travis Blackshear the standout defensive tackle from Furman recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Travis Blackshear the standout defensive back from Furman recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Travis Blackshear
  • Position: DB
  • College: Furman University
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 181
  • Twitter: @blacksheartrav2
  • Instagram: @t_daddy6

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2024 NFL Draft?

I love the game. Working with teammates for an ultimate goal, which is to Win. Ball skills. Tackling. I’m a playmaker

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

4 years old

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

I’m a team player.

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

To cure Cancer

What is the best advice you have ever received?

To never give up

Who was your childhood hero?

Spider man

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

Tyler Huff

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Hearing people snore loud

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

When I was Standing in the hospital room , when my grandmother passed away.

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

It’s beautiful campus, is one of the main reasons I chose Furman over other Colleges.

What is your favorite snack food?

Twizzlers/boiled peanuts

What is the best part of football?

Grinding with my teammates.

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

Jaire Alexander

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

Lebron James, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos . I would get there take on how to be financially stable.


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