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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Percy Agyei-Obese, RB, James Madison University

Percy Agyei-Obese JMU
James Madison University running back Percy Agyei-Obese recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Jimmy Williams. Check it out!
  • Name: Percy Agyei-Obese
  • Height: 6’0”
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Position: RB
  • College: James Madison University
  • Twitter: @Fearless_Flow

Tell us about your university/college. What was your major/minor? How is campus life?

James Madison University is a great university with strong school pride and kind people. My major is Interpersonal Communications and my minor is Humanitarian Affairs. Campus Life is great, the campus is constantly being renovated and the surrounding scenery of the Shenandoah Mountains is very beautiful.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

My teammates would say my best quality is my work ethic and dedication.

What kind of role do you see yourself in on the team? What scheme and/or position suits your skill set?

I am a leader on the team, I see myself as someone who leads by example and is willing to help better the team in any way. I am comfortable playing within any scheme and the position that suits my skill set the most is running back.

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

Derek Tuszka

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?

Mike Greene impresses me the most because of his athleticism at his size and work ethic.

Describe a time in your life when you were able to overcome a struggle.

One of my best friends who convinced me to start playing football passed away prior to the start of my sophomore season. Even though his death weighed heavy on me. He is my motivation to keep giving my all to the game of football.

If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?

If I didn’t play football I would play soccer. I also ran track in high school with a personal best of 22.44 in the 200m.

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What is something that you are most proud of? What would you say is your biggest achievement?

Something that I am most proud of is becoming an All-American at the collegiate level and being labeled as one of the best running backs in the country.

Describe one of the most memorable plays of your collegiate career.

One of my most memorable plays of my collegiate career is taking my first carry of my sophomore season 80 yards for a touchdown.

Do you have a favorite athlete or professional team? Is there a player that you model your game after?

My favorite football athlete that I model my game after is Leonard Fournette.

Who is your favorite music artist? What gets you pumped before a game?

My favorite music artist is Lil Tjay. What gets me pumped before the game is “X gon’ give it to ya” by DMX.

What is your favorite comfort food?

Bacon, Eggs, and Chocolate Chip Waffles

Do you have a favorite movie or actor?

My favorite movie is I Am Legend and my favorite actor is Will Smith.

What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies?

Hiking and playing video games.

Who or what motivates you the most?

God and Family.

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