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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Glenn Adesoji, DB, Stetson University

 

Glenn Adesoji of Stetson is a big time playmaker for the Hatters

Glenn Adesoji of Stetson is a big time playmaker for the Hatters

NFL Draft Diamonds has been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the player. We hope to bring you more than 350 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner to the right.  Now let’s meet the prospect!!!!

What is your name?

Glenn Adesoji

What is your Height/Weight?

5’11’ /200

What is your position?

Strong Safety

Where do you play college football?

Stetson University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Help high school athletes develop their skills at our college camp; give them insight on what it’s like being an college athlete on and off the field 

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Biochemstry; still struggling right now, please send help

Where are you from?

Memphis, TN

Who is your role model, and why?

My father because he’s been through so much adversity throughout his life, and he’s one of the top doctors in the state 

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Soccer, Basketball, Ran track Did you play any other positions in football? Cornerback, running back

At your position, what separates you from others?

My physicality

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

Personnel, what players are in the game because that alone can tell you if it is a run or pass, and I look for how tight ends get off the line and their tendencies

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Jonah Hodges 

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

TJ Ward, he’s not the biggest strong safety in the game, but he’s physical and can cover tight ends and running backs very well

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

I suffered a injury with my nerves in my neck, and I constantly got stingers every time I made contact, and it was coming to the point where I didn’t think I would ever play football again because the doctors did not know what was wrong at the time until the results came back.

glennDo you have any pre-game rituals?

Pray before kickoff

What is your biggest strength?

My attention to detail

What is your biggest weakness?

Overthinking, and not trusting my instincts right away

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

If you want someone who is willing to learn the in’s and out’s of the team, someone who pays attention to detail, someone who has a passion for learning and finding ways to get better, I’m your guy

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Philadelphia Eagles

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

Shaq, Muhammad Ali, & MLK

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

A new car

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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 nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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