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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Afolabi LaGuda, DB, University of Colorado

What is your name?

Afolabi LaGuda aka FO

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1-205lbs

What is your position?

Safety

Where do you play college football?

University of Colorado Boulder

Where are you from?

Snellville Georgia

Who is your role model, and why?

My older brothers Charles Olatunji and Lateef Laguda. Growing up they taught me to set no boundaries on myself. That if I wanted something and worked hard for it I could achieve it.

Who was your favorite teacher?

N/A

Did you play any other sports growing up?

No

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Alvin Kamara or James Washington

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Rick Gamboa

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

“Wat chu gone do” NBA young boy

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

Rashaad Jones- safety Miami dolphins. We both are versatile, very physical, high football IQ and most importantly playmakers.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? My senior year I broke my right fibula. Around the same time, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was tough because I couldn’t play ball and I had to watch my mom battle this disease.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I have to take a shower and brush my teeth before every Game.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Colorado state 2017 they completed a pass up the seem. I sprinted to the ball stripped the receiver, picked the ball up and returned it.

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

Made the calls and checks for the secondary

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Falcons

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

Martin Luther King, Rihanna, and Barack Obama

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