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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Obi Obialo, WR, Marshall University

Obi Obialo recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds lead scout Jonathan Joyce to talk about his final season at Marshall!

Student-Athlete Profile:

  • Obi Obialo
  • Marshall University
  • WR
  • 6’3”
  • 213lbs.
  • Coppell, TX
  • Twitter: @DoubleOLeven

2018 Statistics:
  • GP: 12
  • Receptions: 38
  • Receiving Yards: 468
  • YP/Rec: 12.32
  • TDs: 4
via Zach Marshall (YouTube)

As an athlete, what is your motivation?

Do whatever it takes to get to that top-level, which is the NFL.

What defines success for you?

To achieve the goals that you set for yourself. 

What would your teammates say about the type of teammate you are?

Someone that is the last to leave and is determined.

What are some of your personal “rules” that you never break?

I’m big on nutrition, and there are a lot of things I don’t eat. 

Who is the best player in the NFL?

Tom Brady.

via Conference USA (Twitter)

What is your team of choice on Madden, why?

Chargers, I never lose with them.

Failure is inevitable in life. How do you handle situations that don’t go in your favor?

Use it as a lesson and roadblock, and never make that decision again.

Knowing what you do now, what would you go back and tell yourself as a High-School Freshman?

Be patient and work hard.

What is your go-to restaurant near campus?


If your life was a book, what would its title be?

“September 18, 2015.”

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, living or deceased, who would it be and why?

Dez Bryant.

Forty-years from now, what do you want to be remembered for?

Someone who did things the right way.

In 15 words or less, why should an NFL team invest in you?

Hard-worker with no baggage. And the best wideout every time I step on the field.

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