- Name: Zane Samuel
- Height: 6’3
- Weight: 250
- Position: Defensive End / OLB
- College: Delta State University
- Twitter: @Zane_37
What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?
• Longhorns Steakhouse.
When breaking down your film what will stick out?
• Use of hands getting off blocks and relentless effort.
If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?
• I would buy a home. Then invest the rest of the money.
What has been your biggest failure?
• The Biggest failure was losing the 2nd round playoffs 2017.
What do your teammates say is your best quality?
• My attitude and work ethic
Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?
• John V. LB is a guy who is always getting extra work and reps.
Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?
• Not until college, Zanimal
What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?
• Sports Management, owning my own business is the goal.
What is your coolest life moment?
• Having a son.
What song would you sing at Karaoke night?
• Luther Vandross – Bad Boy
If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?
• I would say Jamie Foxx, but he is too short, so Richard T. Jones.
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Who is your favorite football team?
• I do not have a favorite team; I just enjoy watching the game.
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
• Competitive by nature
What is your biggest fear?
• My biggest fear is to look back and regret not doing something because I was afraid to take the chance.
Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?
• Maxx Crosby
Take us through game day, how do you prepare?
• Let’s say it is an early kickoff, leading up to the kickoff I am constantly mentally visualizing making plays, hydrating ass much possible. Review of my tips and reminders before callouts and pregame meals. First arriving at the stadium, walk the field, Pre- Stretching and rolling while listening to my custom playlist. Cut the music off get taped up and I’m locked in until the game is over.
Do you have any hobbies?
• I play the guitar and jump rope for fun.
If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?
• Maxx Crosby DE Oakland Raiders.
Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?
• The biggest influence would be my dad, starting me off playing sports when I was 6, then eventually introduced to training, helped me develop physically as a athlete.
What motivates you?
• The opportunity to be the best and showcasing that I have the tenacity to be it. I want to be the best at anything I do.