Meet the OU lineman Daniel Akinkunmi and his bloody brilliant British accent

The Jenni Carlson Show

Mar 11 2024 • 13 mins

Daniel Akinkunmi isn’t the first international player in college football, but the new OU offensive lineman is among the first to come out of the NFL Academy in London. He talks about his decision to attend the football-centric school, how it may help him on the field and how it is already helping him off the field. Plus, you’ll get to hear his extremely cool accent.

Episode highlights:
1:35: Why international players are nothing new in college football
2:10: Why Daniel Akinkunmi could be among the first of many players from Great Britain
3:15: Hear straight from Akinkunmi
5:55: Who’s got the best accent on the OU football team?
7:30: What is it like to leave home for OU when home is in England?
9:20: How did people in England respond to the idea of Akinkunmi playing college football?
11:00: Is there added pressure coming from a place without a strong football heritage?
12:00: Will Akinkunmi play as a freshman?
12:55: Why Akinkunmi fits the mold of an SEC lineman

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