NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Zachary Wade, DB, Murray State
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
DB – Strong Safety
Where do you play college football?
Where are you from?
Newport Beach CA
Who is your role model, and why?
Conor McGregor, He has the best mindset, and is a true inspiration that you can do whatever you put your mind to, as long as you put in the work and have genuine belief
Who was your favorite teacher?
I love every professor in my major, I’ve learned a lot from all of them.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball, Baseball, and track
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Meek Mill, Levels
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Karl Joseph, because he can do everything on the field and is extremely physical, and thats how I feel I play.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
I have had way to many difficult obstacles just to name one. How I overcome these obstacles is just to continue to put in the work day in and day out, and keep my faith that everything is going to workout. I embrace obstacles because I know it is going to make me a better and stronger person.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I have no pre game ritual, because I feel rituals is just another form of fear. I stay calm before a game and just visualize success.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
Pass deflection in the end zone to help win the game against UT Martin
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
The coolest thing for me is to help inspire people around me, by showing that hard work really pays off.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Conor McGregor, Kobe Bryant, and Bruce Lee