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2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Otis Weah, RB, Lincoln University (CA)

2024 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Otis Weah, RB, Lincoln University (CA)
Otis Weah the standout running back at Lincoln University (CA) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Otis Weah
  • Position: Running Back
  • College: Lincoln University CA
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight: 218
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  • Instagram: otis_weah26

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

My skill to create yards after contact, make the first man miss, also my ability to play patient and fast

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

I started playing football at age 9

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

I am a sponge I love to learn more than I already do and I absorb it and ask questions 24/7

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

It would to the children in West Africa struggling. Because I was one of those kids before I came to the United States so I understand the struggle of counties torn by war

What is the best advice you have ever received?

The best advice I received was from my Coach Rouse and he told me to stay down till you come up. Which basically means to work in silence bc nobody cares

Who was your childhood hero?

My childhood hero was my mom. She was foreign to this country and was here as a single parent raising two boys and making out of some of the darkest times

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

The most underrated player in my locker room has to be Eldrian Arnold a young man from Florida that plays db

What is your biggest pet peeve?

My biggest pet peeve is going into the grocery store w/o a plan

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

The hardest moment to overcome was trying to remain positive through my childhood struggles my mom worked two jobs and some days I couldn’t make it to practice but I still stuck with it bc it was something I saw a future in

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

My school is special because it’s becoming a new focal point for the City of Oakland California. It’s in the heart and soul of Oakland 

What is your favorite snack food?

My favorite snack has to be overnight oats

What is the best part of football?

The best part of football has to be the lockerroom the bonds that you build there

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

He’s a well-rounded player that amplifies the guys around him.

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

The one player that I compare myself to is Josh Jacobs.

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

If I could have dinner with three people dead or alive it’d be Adrian Peterson, John Randle, and  Bud Grant. Just because these are all men that I heard of and watched as a kid and at the age that I am now.

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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