Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect Ami Finau, DT, Maryland

  • Name: Ami Finau
  • Position: Defensive Tackle
  • College: University of Maryland
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 300
  • Twitter: @finau_ami
  • Instagram: @william_finau

What did you hope to show scouts at the 2023 Tunnel to Towers Hula Bowl?

  • I’m a stout player. First, I play to stop the run which will eventually earn me the opportunity to rush the pass.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
  • I would donate to the childrens shelter in whatever community I could help with.

Tell our readers one thing that the world may not know about you? (Special Talents)

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

What is your favorite song to listen to before kickoff? 

  • NoCap “rich and dangerous”

If you were an animal, what animal would you be? 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • Going through JUCO and making it out.

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • People that cough or sneeze without covering their face.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • One of the top academic programs and it’s special to me because no polynesians came here before I got here. It has truly been special being able to share my culture with the people in Maryland.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Rice and any type of meat.

What is the best part of football? 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?  

Did you have a favorite player or team in the NFL when you were growing up? 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  • David (the one who beat Goliath), Jesus Christ, My namesake (Great Grandfather), 

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