Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect Lwal Uguak, DL, TCU

Lwal Uguak the massive defensive lineman from TCU recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Lwal Uguak the massive defensive lineman from TCU recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.

  • Name: Lwal Uguak
  • Posiiton: DE
  • College: TCU
  • Height: 6’5
  • Weight: 271
  • Twitter: @LUguak

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?

My length and athleticism, I’m versatile across the line and can rush inside and outside. I’m going to work harder than most people because I know it pays off. I will do whatever my team needs me to do to win. 

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I started playing football at 7 years old. 

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

I am Canadian and South Sudanese, I have a very athletic family tree, I speak another language, I love music. 

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?

Help build schools and athletic facilities in South Sudan. 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Train your mind to never dwell on negative thoughts and situations. Make every situation as positive as you can!

Who was your childhood hero?

My mother, Goku, from Dragon Ball Z (Anime)

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?

Palmer Nix

What is your biggest pet peeve?

When people complain/ find excuses about what needs to be done in order to set ourselves up to win. 

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

Playing in a losing environment where players did not care about football as much as I did. Losing a loved one as a teenager

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

People care about football and also care about you as a person. Our coaching and strength staff will go out of their way to help you succeed. 

What is your favorite snack food?

Caramilk Chocolate bars (Only in Canada), Pizza Unlimited Donair Pizza (Only in Canada)

What is the best part of football?

Winning, teaches you how to be an accountable and respectable man. Having people trust in you to make the play that changes the outcome of the game! 

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

I will do whatever it takes to help my team win.

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

Jason Pierre Paul

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

Michael Jackson, Drake, and Virgil Abloh

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