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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Danny Anige, DB, Fairmont State University

Danny Anige
Danny Anige the versatile defensive back from Fairmont State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen. Check it out!
  • Name: Danny Anige
  • Position: DB
  • College: Fairmont State University 
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 208 lbs
  • Twitter:@dboy9_
  1. What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?
  • I want to be able to take care of my family but as far as football I just want to be the best player I can be and contribute whichever way I can.

2.If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

  • Ed Reed, he’s one of the best safeties of all time. I would love to pick his brain and learn more about the game.

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

  • Dominate the person across from me and making sure I do my job.

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4.What is your favorite workout?

  • Can’t really say I have one lol, Anything really from footwork to upper body.

5.If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?

  • Somewhere like Fiji or the Bahamas, I like the island vibes and sceneries.

6.What are your favorite moments from your football life?

  • Getting my first offer & getting my first pick 6 in college.

7.If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • DBoy 24:7, I’m the same personality all day everyday.

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

  • I just really enjoyed watching it as a kid and wanted to emulate the guys I saw on TV.

9.What do you do for fun?

  • Play Madden or COD, or play basketball with my friends.

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

  • A smart, versatile, and physical player. I can play many positions on defense, as well as bring physicality and high energy.

11. What has been your biggest challenge in life?

  • Just overcoming adversities, academically, athletically, mentally, and emotionally which has made me who I am today.

12. How has your experience as a  Fairmont State Fighting Falcons football player has been?

  • It’s been a great learning experience for me, I’ve had the opportunity to learn from a lot of guys who are currently playing pro football or who had a shot and also some great coaches. So it’s been good.

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