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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, DE, University of Toledo

What is your name?

Olasunkanmi Adeniyi

What is your Height/Weight?

6’2 252

What is your position?

Edge Rusher

Where do you play college football?

University of Toledo

Where are you from?

Houston TX

Who is your role model, and why?

Christian Smith, he was a former player at the university and is now currently a coach. He is the reason I started wearing the number 9

Who was your favorite teacher?

Ms. Darlene

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Played soccer my whole childhood, also basketball and track in high school.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Greg Mancz my redshirt year on scout team

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Kadar Hollman

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

Street of Africa by Burna boy

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

Melvin Ingram because he was also considered undersized but he is a dog.

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

My biggest obstacle would be happening currently which is working on getting my degree while also training for the NFL draft

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

No not really just put my headphones and get focused

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Getting a sack-fumble in our championship game to get the momentum back.

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

Often spent time with kids that really looked up to me.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Growing up I was a fan of the 49ers, not the team just the defense because they had one of the best linebacking core with Patrick Willis, Navarro Bowman, Aldon Smith, Ahmad Brooks.

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

Sean Combs, Adopted sis that passed away at a very young age, Obama

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