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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Anton Wahrby, OL, Wofford College

Anton Wahrby of Wofford is an awesome product from Sweden. I love this kid’s abilities on the field

NFL Draft Diamonds website has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible 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 our next prospect!!!!

What is your name? 

Anton Wahrby 

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’3″ 305

What is your position? 

Offensive guard

Where do you play college football? 

Wofford College

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

Coaching kids in my native Sweden

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

Quantitative Critical Thinking

Where are you from? 

Karlskrona, Sweden

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents for always showing me the meanings of integrity and hard work

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Floorball (a mainly European sport) wrestling

Did you play any other positions in football? 

Defensive end, defensive tackle (HS)

At your position, what separates you from others? 

I play snap to whistle every snap

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

Tells from DL and LBs, what do they give away pre snap. How they like to set their defense depending on formation

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Davis Tull (DL, Chatt)

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

Richie Incognito. Nasty.

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

Getting recruited and getting a chance to play college football while being from Sweden. Spent a year as a foreign exchange student in the US to play HS football, sent tapes to colleges.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Listening to music

What is your biggest strength? 

Aggression, run blocking

What is your biggest weakness? 

Pass blocking

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

There’s nothing I cannot learn

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

Brian Cushing, no favorite team

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

Barack Obama, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein

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

An apartment  close to the team facility 

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 [email protected]

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