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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Ahmad Lyons, DB, Wagner College

Ahmad Lyons
Ahmad Lyons is a feisty playmaker in Wagner College’s secondary. He recently sat down with Draft Diamonds writer Jimmy Williams.
  • Name: Ahmad Lyons
  • Height: 5’9”
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • College: Wagner College
  • Twitter: @AhmadLyons2
  • Instagram: Ahmadlyons3

What is your major/minor? Did you participate in any other activities or campus organizations other than football?
My major is Sociology, I’m a part of the Student Athlete Committee (SAC).

What do your teammates say is your best quality?
The energy that I bring into a room, I get everyone smiling and laughing throughout the room.

What kind of role do you see yourself in on the team?
A leader that can be held accountable.

What scheme and/or position suits your skill set?
SS, or Nickel Corner.

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?
Lonnie Moore (Monmouth) or DeAngelo Antoine (FAU).

Which one of your teammates impresses you the most?
Josh DeCambre WR.

Describe a time in your life when you were able to overcome a struggle.
When attending ASA Miami (JUCO). There were multiple incidents that affected our dorm living and football season. Transportation from dorms to campus was unorganized, which sometimes forced student-athletes to miss classes and even practices. But I fought through the struggles which helped me overcome these issues.

If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?
Between basketball and running track.

What is something that you are most proud of? What would you say is your biggest achievement?
I’m proud of myself for making a hard decision on going to JUCO to earn a D1 scholarship to further my academic and football career.

Describe one of the most memorable plays of your collegiate career.
The red zone interception against Monmouth three minutes left in the fourth quarter.

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Do you have a favorite athlete or professional team? Is there a player that you model your game after?
Tyrann Mathieu. I also watch a lot of game film on him to see how I can be the best version of me. 

Who is your favorite music artist? What gets you pumped before a game?
G Herbo and Lil Bibby

What is your favorite comfort food?
BBQ Chicken w/ Macaroni and Cheese 

Do you have a favorite movie or actor?
The 300 Spartans

What do you do in your spare time? Do you have any hobbies? Any secret talents?
I workout, listen to music, watch film, watch YouTube, and produce music during my spare time. 

Who or what motivates you the most?
My family, and my hometown community motivates me the most. I want to make a change in my community and give the youth hope that they can live any dream they desire in the near future. 

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