Former Discus thrower believes he is in a great spot to make his NFL dream a reality.
After impressing at the NFL Super Regional Combine in Dallas two weeks ago, London 2012 Olympian Lawrence Okoye has become one of the most talked about and intriguing prospects in the upcoming draft.
Having never played the game before, and only started to participate in drills while in Atlanta in March, Okoye has become a player that many teams are considering to use a late draft pick on him, as his athletic abilities are rare for a person of his size.
The 21-year old is honest in his the fact hat he knows he will see very little playing time in his early career. Having never played before, he must learn techiques and skills that he has never done before as well as learning the tactical side of the sport, one of the most complex and strategic sports in the world.
Okoye has the belief and size to achieve his dream, patience is the key, for both him and the team that pick him.