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GET TO KNOW: Cornerback Amani Oruwariye


Oruwariye: Tampa, Florida.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them is ... ?

Oruwariye: Zaxby's. That's just my #1 go-to. On my death bed, my last meal, I'm getting Zaxby's.

College major?

Oruwariye: I studied telecommunications and then broadcast journalism.

Favorite TV show?

Oruwariye: How To Get Away With Murder.

Favorite emoji?

Oruwariye: The shrug one. It goes with everything.

Favorite meal?

Oruwariye: Anything that has French fries in it. That's my favorite food. No doubt.

Any hidden talents?

Oruwariye: What you see it what you get.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Oruwariye: Definitely acting.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Oruwariye: Teleportation ... being able to go wherever I want.

If you could play any other NFL position, what would you play?

Oruwariye: Receiver. Just because I'm so used to going against receivers that I see some of the stuff they're missing, so I'm like, 'if I was there, maybe I could capitalize on that.'

Favorite place to travel?

Oruwariye: I love LA. LA is a good time.

One person you'd like to meet?

Oruwariye: Barack Obama. Or Kobe.

Favorite athlete of all time?

Oruwariye: Kobe.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Oruwariye: Just being in this building, honestly. This is what we do. We're here all the time. I enjoy being here, being around these guys, and competing all the time.