NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Twarn “TJ” Mixson

Name: Twarn “TJ” Mixson
College: Hampton
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 173

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

TJ: Explosive, Precise, Smart.

Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?

TJ: Continue working on the little things as far as route running, continue to gain weight, and fine tuning the things that I do already do well.

Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?

TJ: TY Hilton because he has a smaller statue similar to the one I have, he stretches the field, and he can be a threat as a returner.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

TJ: Defensive backs alignment, toughness, and hips.

Q: What separates you from other players at your position?

TJ: My ability to learn fast. I can make in game adjustments and I read defenses well from being a former quarterback in high school.

Q: What kind of abilities would you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

TJ: My character and my ability to lead through my actions.

Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

TJ: I have a winners mentality. Not only as a player could I benefit your organization, but my character off the field would be a great deed to your team. I love working in the community and giving back. I’m a type of player that would be willing to do whatever is best for the team, even if it consists of changing positions.

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