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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Cody Lindsay, LB, Missouri Western

What is your name?

Cody Lindsay

What is your Height/Weight?

6ft 2in 240lbs

What is your position?

Middle Linebacker

Where do you play college football?

Missouri Western State University

Where are you from?

Ozark, Missouri

Who is your role model, and why?

My father, because no matter what the circumstance is he never complains and is able to persevere through adverse times.

Who was your favorite teacher?

My sixth-grade teacher Miss James

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Baseball and Wrestled

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

University of Kansas/Washburn’s RB, The late Brandon Bourbon. RIP.

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

A tie between Tyler Wrice & Austin Burau

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Do what I want- Lil Uzi Vert

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Paul Posluszny because he is a mix of new school and old school football and plays great against the run along with being to defend the pass.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Overcoming meniscus surgery my junior year of high school which was two weeks before the state for wrestling and I was still able to place.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Shaving my legs, the night before the game.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Getting my first sack freshman year against Pitt State.

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

A night out with the Griffs where we interacted with local kids while their parents got a night to themselves.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Denver Broncos

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Eazy E, Tupac, and Biggie Smalls

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