Azeez Ojulari is a special player
It seems like the NY Giants always end up drafting guys that have a heritage of royalty. In the past former cornerback Prince Amukamara and defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka are descendants of African royalty and now they have another player in Azeez Ojulari.
When it comes to Ojulari, his grandfather was the late Nigerian Prince Twins Seven-Seven. He was a traveling dancer and later on became a very skilled painter.
Ojulari’s great great great grandfather was also the King of Ibadan as well.
With Ojulari being born in Georgia, he’s never been to Nigeria, but would love to one day visit.
“I definitely want to go. It’s a must. It’s really big knowing what [my grandfather] meant to the country and everything he’s done. And he did it in a first-class manner,” Ojulari told the New York Post.
Ojulari said his grandfather told him that he would be special one day.
“I was running around the house one day and he told me to come here. And he told me I was going to be special one day. That he believes it, and he knows that it was going to happen,” Ojulari said. “I can’t let him down. I know he’s always looking down on me.
“We have a lot of family in Nigeria. They always call my dad and mom and let them know ‘We’re watching him. We’re following him. We see him on TV.’”
Ojulari now has a chance to be very special as an NFL player. He has a chance to be the best pass rusher the Giants have drafted since Jason Pierre-Paul in 2010.
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