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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Alex Light, OL, University of Richmond

What is your name?

Alex Light

What is your Height?


What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

The University of Richmond

Where are you from?

Salem, VA

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents. They have always supported me and pushed me to be the best at whatever I did

Who was your favorite teacher?

Never really had a favorite teacher growing up

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and soccer

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Pat Afriyie

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Colby Ritten

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

AC/DC- Thunderstruck

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

I’ve never really compared myself to one player but I’ve studied Zach Martin

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

Being under-recruited out of high school and just using that as motivation to work as hard as I can to prove myself

Do you have any pre-game rituals?


What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Our last touchdown of the JMU game my sophomore year to go up 10 and beat them on college game day

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

Helping one of my friends stay on their feet and just being there for them

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

I never really had a favorite team. I just enjoyed watching football

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

Bear Bryant, Coach K, and JJ Watt

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