NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Fe’ao Vunipola, LB, Eastern New Mexico
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’0″ 225 lbs
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Eastern New Mexico University.
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My parents because of all the sacrifices they made for our family.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My 7th grade teacher Mr. Monroe
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Rugby was big for me growing up. But rugby not being as popular in the states I choose to play football in college.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Marqui Christian from Midwestern State, currently with the LA Rams.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Our SS Dante Urrea. He had some big shoes to fill due to injury & performed like an ALL-conference safety all year.
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Heaven or hell by Meek Mill
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Duke Riley(LSU) with the ATL Falcons. Not the biggest MLB in regards to height but uses speed & power as an advantage in the run game as well as supporting the pass.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Not knowing where I will be continuing school after junior college.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
No major ritual just a prayer on the side before kickoff.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My most memorable plays in my college career was in my JUCO days in California. Some teams would be like an ALL star team & on top of that bounce backs from universities all over the country. The talent & competition level was out the roof. Junior college is something I’ll never forget.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Bill Gates , Bob Marley, Rihanna