NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Iosia Iosia, DE, West Texas A&M University
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What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
West Texas A&M
Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?
The coolest thing I’ve done was helping with the Special Olympics.
What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?
Where are you from?
San Francisco, Ca
Who is your role model, and why?
My Uncle Misi is my biggest role model, he’s always kept me humble and to help others when we had little to give.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I didn’t play football until I was a junior in high school
Did you play any other positions in football?
I played OT in high school
At your position, what separates you from others?
Being able to work with the players next to me and learning from them.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
Watching the Olines tendencies; finding their weaknesses and their strength
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Getting back into to school and mentally disciplining myself for college and Football after two years of being off, and at the same time raising my son, and balancing fatherhood, and being a Student Athlete.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?
Not having the same opportunities that Division 1 schools have, so we have to work a little harder.
What is your biggest strength?
I’m a power player
What is your biggest weakness?
Being tall has its disadvantages sometimes I loose leverage.
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I don’t know
Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
I would bring back my Uncle Misi just who raised me
With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?
I got bills to pay I can’t buy anything.