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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Ammari Sylla, CB, Mississippi Valley State University

Ammari Sylla MVSU
Ammari Sylla the feisty cornerback from Mississippi Valley State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Ammari Sylla 
  • Height: 6’0
  • Weight: 190
  • Position: CB
  • College: Mississippi Valley State
  • Twitter: @hustlemar_

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• Tops Diner

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Explosiveness, getting in and out of my break, ball-skills, speed, and run support 

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

• Buy my Mom a house 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• Out of high school I was supposed to go to the University of Maine but I didn’t  get through the academic housing 

What do your teammates say is your best quality? 

• I’m willing to play anywhere on the field to win 

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Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Splash 

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

• Communications if I don’t make it I’d want to be a coach to help others try to make it

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Jets

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?


What is your biggest fear? 

• God 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Jaire Alexander  

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

•  Eat something light, get a good stretch, watch film, send out a prayer then get it going 

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

•  Jaire Alexander 

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• My mom because she raised 2 kids single-handedly on her own  

What motivates you to work hard?

•My mom I don’t want her to work another day in her life 

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