Meet 2023 Hula Bowl Prospect Calvin Tyler Jr., RB, Utah State

Calvin Tyler Jr., RB, Utah State University
Calvin Tyler Jr. the star running back from Utah State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

  • Name: Calvin Tyler Jr
  • Position: RB
  • College: Utah State
  • Height: 5’8
  • Weight: 208
  • Twitter: @BlessedAthleteC
  • Instagram: @mainevent_c

What did you hope to show scouts at the 2023 Tunnel to Towers Hula Bowl?

That I’m a competitor and I can create big play plays. Also that I’m a good teammate and hard worker. I wanted to show I can catch out the backfield and run routes, and a good pass blocker.

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

Cancer, better health care for poor people.

Tell our readers one thing that the world may not know about you? (Special Talents)

I make really good breakfast and I love to read.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Nobody cares work harder

What is your favorite song to listen to before kickoff?

Let’s get it on – Marvin Gaye

If you were an animal, what animal would you be?

Silverback Gorilla

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

Overcoming an ACL injury in 2018

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Don’t have none, we’re human, just don’t lie to me.

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

Utah State was a place that helped me find my passion all over again for the game of football, I was able to focus on just ball there and it gave me the confidence that I use to have for football. The community here was amazing and had a great fan base, overall Utah State welcomed me in with open arms.

What’s your favorite snack food?

Chocolate chip granola bars

What is the best part of football?

The locker room comradery, just being able to go to war with your brothers.

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

Whether it is in my personal life or in football I am very self-aware, and I am laser-focused on my continued development while continuing to maximize my strengths.

Did you have a favorite player or team in the NFL when you were growing up?

Yes it was Green Bay Packers, my favorite players was Adrian Peterson and Jamal Charles.

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

  1. My son, because I like picking his brain and want to know how he look at things, no he don’t think like an adult, but it’s still logical.
  2. Jesus Christ, because I want to know certain things and why they did certain things to him.
  3. David Goggins, because he’s one of the toughest man that walk this planet. I love how he go about things and carry his self. Just hearing him speak and the advertising he was through, his testimony is motivational.




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