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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tosin Aguebor, LB, Mercer University

Tosin Aguebor is a solid player with great motor

Tosin Aguebor is a solid player with great motor

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?

Tosin Aguebor

What is your Height/Weight?

6’3 238

What is your position?

OLB/DE

Where do you play college football?

Mercer University

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

Volunteering at the boys and girls club

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

Intermediate accounting

Where are you from?

Johns Creek, GA

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom because of how hard she works.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball

Did you play any other positions in football?

Safety and Wide Receiver

At your position, what separates you from others?

My long arms, strength, work ethic and ability to make plays.

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

Different formations to get an idea of what plays a team might run in certain formations, and different tendencies of the offensive tackles.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Justin Thomas from Georgia Tech

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

Bruce Irvin or Khalil Mack because of their pass rush ability

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Pray, go over my tip sheets, and listen to music

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

Being overlooked, and proving I can play with the best

What is your biggest strength?

Pass rush

tosin-aguebor1What is your biggest weakness?

Overthinking plays sometimes

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

I’m hard working, and will do whatever is asked of me to help my team win.

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

Mike Vick and the Atlanta Falcons

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

Jesus, Mike Vick, and Drake

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

Something nice for my parents and siblings

Rapid Answers:

  • Who will win the Super Bowl? Atlanta Falcons
  • Whose better Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?
  • Better Running Back: Adrian Peterson or Barry Sanders?
  • Better safety Eric Weddle or Ed Reed?
  • Better linebacker Ray Lewis or Luke Kuechly?

 

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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