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What is your name?
Tory Solomon Slater
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
The University of West Georgia
How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?
A couple of D3 schools but mainly West Georgia
How did you choose your school?
It was close to home
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is my dad because he is the hardest worker I know
Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?
Seattle Seahawks. They like my size and ability
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I ran track in High school. I did the 110 hurdles
Did you play any other positions in football?
I played wide receiver in High school
I think my explosiveness. I powerclean 401lbs
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
I look for tendencies for the run and pass
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Ryan Schraeder from Valdosta State
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Probably Jason Pierre Paul because of his explosiveness
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Having to learn a new position. Having a relationship with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ helped me get through a lot of things
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I just listen to “Hustlers ambition” by Young Jeezy and “The Devil is a Lie” by Rick Ross
What is your biggest strength? Caring for others.
My favorite verse is 1st John 4:8
“Whoever does not love, does not know GOD, because GOD is love”
What is your biggest weakness?
Being passive at times
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I am a hard working GOD fearing man who cares for others
Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?
My favorite player was Reggie White because he was big and strong but I loved what he stood for off of the field. My favorite NFL team is the Falcons
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Jesus, The ROCK, and King Solomon