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GET TO KNOW: Defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand

View photos of Lions' fourth-round pick Da'Shawn Hand from offseason workouts.


Hand: D Hand.


Hand: Philly.

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

Hand: Probably South Street. It's kind of like a touristy place. It has a whole bunch of mom and pop shops, restaurants, different things to do there. 

College major?

Hand: It was Civil Engineering, then I switched to Business.

Favorite movie?

Hand: I'm not going to lie, I like the 'Avengers' series. The Marvel movies are pretty cool.

Favorite TV show?

Hand: You know what's crazy? I don't even watch TV like that. 

Favorite emoji?

Hand: It's the laughing one. Either the crying laughing one or the thinking one.

Favorite meal?

Hand: Oh that's tough. It depends what I'm in the mood for. You can never go wrong with filet mignon and lobster. I like cajun pasta with the chicken andouille sausage and shrimp too.

What would your entrance music be?

Hand: Lil Uzi - Sauce It Up.

Do you have any hidden talents?

Hand: I like to cook.

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

Hand: Probably learning how to be a chef. I'd go into culinary arts, just trying to master my craft.

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

Hand: To teleport, just like that.

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

Hand: Quarterback, hands down. I'd just be live out there. I'd be the best. I'd be able to run, throw, do the option. My arm would be so lethal, and I'd have swag. I'd have all the swag.

One person you'd like to meet?

Hand: I've already met Barack. There's so many people out there ... Bill Gates.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Hand: I haven't really had a chance to go out and see the town. I've just been so into [offseason workouts]. I'm not sure yet.