24 Questions To Help You Get To Know Seahawks Offensive Guard Rees Odhiambo

Get to know the personality of offensive guard Rees Odhiambo, selected by the Seahawks in the third round (No. 97 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft.

The Seahawks used the third of three picks toward the end of the third round in the 2016 NFL Draft on offensive guard Rees Odhiambo, selected No. 97 overall out of Boise State.

We didn't forget about Odhiambo in our post-draft Q&A series with Seattle's new picks; we just couldn't get in touch with him directly after the draft. So instead, we caught up with the Mansfield, Ohio native on the first day of Seahawks rookie minicamp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center to ask him 24 questions that should help the 12s get to know Odhiambo a little better.

Q&A's with Seattle's nine other draft picks are linked at the bottom of this article, but first, check out what Odhiambo had to say:

1. Nickname?

Odhiambo: "They call me Big Rees."

2. College major?

Odhiambo: "Exercise Science."

3. Hobbies?

Odhiambo: "Video games."

4. Favorite video game?

Odhiambo: "I usually play Madden."

5. Projected Madden rating?

Odhiambo: "[Laughter] I have no idea."

6. Athlete you idolized growing up?

Odhiambo: "LeBron James."

7. Favorite sport to play besides football?

Odhiambo: "I like playing basketball."

8. Favorite non-NFL team growing up?

Odhiambo: "Cavaliers."

9. Favorite food?

Odhiambo: "Burgers."

10. Favorite artist?

Odhiambo: "Ludacris."

11. First album you ever purchased?

Odhiambo: "Red Light District, by Ludacris."

12. Favorite T.V. show?

Odhiambo: "Game of Thrones."

13. Favorite movie?

Odhiambo: "The Equalizer."

14. Better trilogy: 'Star Wars' or 'Lord of the Rings?'

Odhiambo: "Star Wars."

15. Dog person or cat person?

Odhiambo: "Dog."

16. Pancakes or waffles?

Odhiambo: "Pancakes."

17. The first thing you're hoping to buy as an NFL player…?

Odhiambo: "A mattress."

18. The most famous person you've ever met is…?

Odhiambo: "Jay-Z."

19. The actor that would play you in a movie is…?

Odhiambo: "The dude that played Deebo from Friday [Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.]."

20. If you had to be reincarnated as an animal, it would be…?

Odhiambo: "A lion."

21. The best football movie of all-time is…?

Odhiambo: "Friday Night Lights."

22. If you could play one position besides offensive line, it would be…?

Odhiambo: "DB."

23. The best advice you've ever received is…?

Odhiambo: "Aim high, fly low."

24. Aside from the NFL, your dream job would be…?

Odhiambo: "Working in a sports clinic."


With their compensatory pick 97th pick, the Seahawks select Rees Odhiambo in the third round, a guard from Boise State in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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