Meet 2024 Draft Prospect O’Vauntay Vickers, WR, Saint Francis


O'Vauntay Vickers the star wide receiver from Saint Francis (IN) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
O’Vauntay Vickers the star wide receiver from Saint Francis (IN) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: O’Vauntay Vickers 
  • Position: Wide Receiver 
  • College: University of Saint Francis Indiana 
  • Height: 6’2 
  • Weight: 200
  • Twitter: ovauntay
  • Instagram: ovauntay

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

My college career is pretty much unlike any other prospect. I began playing at an upstart program, judson university where in my first season playing, I became an All-American. Not many people can say they help start a program from the ground up. 


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

I first became interested in football when I was 6 years old. 

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

That I am extremely selfless and LOVE the game of football! It literally saved my life. 

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

Making sure that there aren’t children anywhere starving. 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

“Constant elevation causes separation” 

Who was your childhood hero?

My mother since birth has been my best friend! 

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

What is your biggest pet peeve?

My biggest pet peeve is people lying. 

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

Having to wait 2 seasons because of COVID and being at a new program really tests how much you love the game grinding for 2 years with no games insight but just staying the course. 

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

I couldn’t ask for a better football family than USF, they accepted me with open arms and it’s a real brotherhood. It’s a blessing to learn from this staff. 

What is your favorite snack food?


What is the best part of football?

Making memories that last forever. 

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


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

Mike Williams 

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

  1. Jesus
  2. My uncle that passed
  3. Lebron James 

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