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2025 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Zavier “Zay” Price, RB, Central State University

2025 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Zavier “Zay” Price, RB, Central State University
Zavier “Zay” Price the speedy running back from Central State University recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Zavier “Zay” Price
  • Position: RB
  • College: Central State University
  • Height: 5’8”
  • Weight: 187 lbs
  • X (Twitter): @ayyee_zay
  • Instagram: @ayyee_zay

What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

I’ve been around football my whole life, my dad coached football and played and my brother played in high school I love playing football but had an unfortunate situation growing up and I thank God for where I am today.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

Getting to the state championship back in high school and getting my high school there was a big achievement and also got a full-ride scholarship at Central State where I started as a walk-on.

Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?

My father and mother, my father had a stroke in 2021 and he was able to come back from that and my mother has been able to hold everything down I’ve learned just to be a fighter and stay on course from both of them.

What are you looking forward to in your upcoming season?

My main goal is to get an SIAC championship get to the playoffs, and help my team get to the next level and be a playmaker.

If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Barry Sanders is who I try to model my game after and I’d like to ask him how he got to being a legend what he ate, and how he trained and get feedback from him.

What are your favorite things about playing football for Central State?

The last couple of years at Central State and the culture is what I like the most from my time at Central.

What should we know about Zavier “Zay” Price the person?

I’m heavily into fashion and music and I just started making my own music in 2021-2022 my brother has a clothing brand and those are two things I want to build upon.

What is your favorite offensive scheme and why?

Spread, it utilizes me in the pass and run game and I can run in between the tackles, and a spread-up tempo offense really fits me well.

How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?

I handle challenges head on and even if moments get away, I just keep pushing to get the best possible outcome and just try to be level-headed.

What would a team get in a player like you?

A team would get a hard worker, do whatever I can for the team, have a positive attitude, be coachable, do whatever I can to make the team better, and have that competitive fire. 

What stands out about your film the most?

With my speed and my explosiveness, I can get in and out of holes and cuts fast. And run through the gaps and have that toughness.

Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?

Kendall Boney is very calm and can make plays and is a field general and is a great leader and playmaker.


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