Tanoh Kpassagnon on his love for football: ‘I don’t know why that’s a question’

Most players in the NFL Draft have questions they need to answer in order to convince teams to draft them. Villanova DE Tanoh Kpassagnon is no different. According to a NFC regional scout,  some question whether Kpassagnon truly loves the game of football. Kpassagnon believes those teams have nothing to worry about. “I don’t know why that’s a question. I feel like I kind of proved that I love football,” Kpassagnon explained to Paul Gant. “It’s really one of the first things I did for myself; as I said earlier my mom really pushed education. Actually, when I first signed up to play football, my mom was against it, so the only way I could play was if I kept my grades up.  That was the agreement, so I kept my grades up. So, my hard work has kind of shown, and my mom sees how much work I put into it, and appreciates the sport a lot of more; that’s really cool.”

Kpassagnon, who grew up in a suburb north of Philadelphia, is a life long Eagles fan. Playing at home is something that intrigues him. “Being around home that would be cool. To play for the hometown team, all the love in the city I already have multiplied. That would be sick.

We’ll see if Kpassagnon will get his opportunity to play in Philly or elsewhere come draft day.

To listen to the complete interview:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pgant/2017/03/11/temple-delb-haason-reddick-villanova-de-tanoh-kpassagnon

Interview comes in at 1:05:11

Tanoh Kpassagnon on the 40: ‘I think I could run faster’

The NFL combine brought out the best in a lot of players. It is an opportunity for players to prove why they belong in the NFL. One person who made the best of this opportunity is former Villanova DE Tanoh Kpassagnon.  The 6’7, 289 pound Kpassagnon did some amazing things in Indianapolis; including running the 40 in 4.83 seconds, but Kpassagnon feels he could run it faster. “Honestly, I think I could run faster than that. I was happy with that time, but yeah I think I could of run faster than that,” Kpassgnon told Go4it host Paul Gant. When asked what was his fastest time Kpassagnon said: “Probably like low 4.7s.”

Some believe Kpassagnon will be a project on the next level, and may not be able to contribute day one. He feels differently.  “I learn fast, so I feel like I could grow into a playable player really quick.”

Kpassagnon has his pro day coming up. That will be a great time to further prove he belongs in the NFL. Kpassagnon just might show the country that Villanova is more than just a basketball school!

To listen to the complete interview:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pgant/2017/03/11/temple-delb-haason-reddick-villanova-de-tanoh-kpassagnon

Interview comes in at 1:05:11

Villanova number 1 overall seed in tournament

Villanova is the number one overall seed in this year’s NCAA tournament. This is the first time a defending champion was the number one seed since 2007. Guard play and great coaching win in the tournament. Villanova has that with Josh Hart and Jalen Brunson, and of course the great Jay Wright. 

Here are the other number 1 seeds: North Carolina, Gonzaga, and Kansas.

Let the madness begin!