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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Shaheed Salmon, LB, Samford

What is your name?

Shaheed Salmon

What is your Height/Weight?


What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Samford University

Where are you from?

Land O’ Lakes, FL

Who is your role model, and why?

My parents are my role model because of how hard they work. They did a great job raising and molding me into the man I am today.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Walls, she did a great job of connecting with the students.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Track & Field, Soccer

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Lamar Jackson

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Treyvon Paulk

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Too Hottie Migos

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

Deion Jones he plays with instinct and always is near the ball.

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

The recruiting process was a big obstacle in my life because of the pressure that came with it.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I do a certain stretch before every game and listen to the same playlist.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

When I caught a pick against Louisville my sophomore year

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

I went to my Dads hometown in Jamaica and gave Christmas presents to some kids.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Miami Dolphins

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

Bob Marley, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King

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