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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Zachary Wade, DB, Murray State

What is your name?

Zachary Wade

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 205

What is your position?

DB – Strong Safety

Where do you play college football?

Murray State

Where are you from?

Newport Beach CA

Who is your role model, and why?

Conor McGregor, He has the best mindset, and is a true inspiration that you can do whatever you put your mind to, as long as you put in the work and have genuine belief

Who was your favorite teacher?

I love every professor in my major, I’ve learned a lot from all of them.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Baseball, and track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Lamar Jackson

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Rico Paige

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Meek Mill, Levels

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

Karl Joseph, because he can do everything on the field and is extremely physical, and thats how I feel I play.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

I have had way to many difficult obstacles just to name one. How I overcome these obstacles is just to continue to put in the work day in and day out, and keep my faith that everything is going to workout. I embrace obstacles because I know it is going to make me a better and stronger person.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I have no pre game ritual, because I feel rituals is just another form of fear. I stay calm before a game and just visualize success.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Pass deflection in the end zone to help win the game against UT Martin

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

The coolest thing for me is to help inspire people around me, by showing that hard work really pays off.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

San Francisco 49ers

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Conor McGregor, Kobe Bryant, and Bruce Lee

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