- Name: Eddie Zinn-Turner
- Position: DT
- College: Marist/Vanderbilt/Buffalo
- Height: 6’1
- Weight: 315
- Twitter: @eddiezinnturner
Right now, people are not talking about you the way I feel they should. Do you feel you are an underdog?
- Yes, very much so, I have all the cards stacked against me but that’s how I like it. I’m gonna use it to my advantage to make one hell of a story.
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
- There’s nothing in this world I care about more than football it’s been my main focus since I was 5 years old. I’m self-motivated and hungry. I’m a man of great integrity and would never do anything to jeopardize myself or my team.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
- I would like to end world hunger, I’m also working on plans to build my own schools and medical centers in underprivileged communities.
Who was your childhood hero?
- LeBron James
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
- Eddie Wilson
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
- Overcoming poverty and homelessness with my younger brother. My father was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison when I was 8 years old and my mother gave us up to live with different family members. Through that process, my brother and I were forced to overcome a lot of strenuous situations as children and into my young adult life.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
- All of the schools I attended hold a special place in my heart, all of them provided me with friendships that will last a lifetime.
What is your favorite snack food?
- None, don’t really eat snacks more of a home cooked meal type guy steak baked potato Mac an cheese
The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
- I’m a hungry dog that’s been starved give me the opportunity and I’ll take my plate.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
- Fletcher Cox
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
- Malcolm X, Nikola Tesla, and Bill Gates – I just would like to pick their brain to see what knowledge I could gain.
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