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DJ Law | Average to Savage EP19

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This is the nineteenth episode of the Average to Savage podcast featuring Netflix's Last Chance U's DJ Law. Paul Guarino talked with DJ Law discussing his time playing football at East Mississippi Community College, being on the Netflix show Last Chance U, and his plan to get back into college football or to go pro. Help DJ Law get back into college https://www.gofundme.com/get-dj-law-back-in-the-class-room?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_content=campaign_link_t&utm_campaign=welcome Follow DJ Law https://twitter.com/Showtime119 https://instagram.com/mr.showtimelaw Powered by Ora Organic https://oraorganic.grsm.io/PGSports

This is the average to savage podcast with Paul Garno. Everyone in anyone, athletes, swets and much more. It's up everybody. I'm back for another episode of average of savage. got a special guest, Netflix Star from last chance. You Season One, DJ law. Dj. What's up? So Dj, could you just give us like brief summary About Yourself? Basically, right now, basically, everything is going on. Basically just keeping my head, keeping for keep pushing it. Yeah, for sure, you're staying positive. For sure. So you grew up in Florida out of high school. What kind of offers did you have and how did you end up at Eastern Mississippi? Basically, unexpecting football? Basically, if the series everything, I...

...can't realize really just focus and everything. But that's how UPSISSIPPI end up. Like the pretty Stevens coming down to the CRIB. He came to the house basically talk of my mom parents and the closing stuff, and then like I got sign away to go to eastn cippy Gosh. And so you go to East Mississippi and when do you? When did you guys know that like Netflix was coming to film a serious I got a ring my dad showing up to practice one day and season being this year and everything like that. So like...

...we didn't believe it because he's like this, bring kids and everything. So once he's came out of Sodas, okay, this is gonna be on their face this year. And we had we didn't like we believe it's the next day we had a sign of paper and stuff like that. Believe it. So after that next day, like a bunch of white man showed up with cameras basically just start asking getting interviews for today. Gosh it. What was that like? Just like people following me around with cameras. I mean is awesome and if you ever had, or whatever, a chance in this, but basically games something I never seen, something that never thought I experience, and something like that. But at the same time, like if you a personal space type of Gout, like it kind of gets a little bit but at the same time I guess it's that's pretty cool. Yeah, for sure.

So I'm assuming like once they were there for like weeks, you guys are just like used to it wasn't like anything. Yeah, and when the show premiered, like what was your social media like? Was it like everything was like blowing up? Everything after I got there. I know my phone person. Did you have to change your number? Yeah, and like last year and you over all, the brand itself is just getting bigger and bigger every year, because I remember like season one and even season two. I...

...don't think they've even had their own social media yet and they just started a probably like right after season two. Yeah, you're the original. So what was it like playing for coach Buddy Stevens? Yeah, so I know he faced a lot of criticism and I actually roomed it like a bunch of do you want football players when I was in college. So I started messaging them and ask them like will you think he was like that bad or whatever, and everyone's like not, like that was like regular. And then like but...

...people that don't know or didn't play football or sports in general are just like they're like very critical about it. No, no, about Buddy Stevenson at the same time. Yeah, my back at one point, but another fight he s time. But yeah, for sure. What was your experience like with Miss Wagner, a young anstis lifestyle, hand city and everything. So I've the same time, I appreciate for sure, for sure. So who...

...else you stay in contact with? My running back closed the day talk as we go up there on the homecoming game thirteen. But decision. Yeah, yeah, now show you were hanging out with Isaiah right out. How that comes about, working and stuff. Like I figured here and I heard all the rooms and everything I had shot. So after East Mississippi, committed to UAB. And what happened when you went there? When everything was pretty much good? Every right to take my knee one days in the show I had...

...coming back. I got so, like I told go the chicken. We end up going his surgery, as I got surgery like really bad and sit right in this and that. So like my point of view, I just looked at like maybe football isn't for me everything. So I had maybe have go home or whatever. So I went home, but it's things was right at home and everything. So I end up going too as the coach. Kind of come back, because told me I come back. So basically went back like two thousand and seventeen years. I went back two thousand and seventeen. I had to say all year basically stead of trouble work. I did that. Came back two thousand and eighteen years, talk to other head coach and then it was those that basically the past spring and summer classes. So if I've had spring summer classes, I can my scholarship back and then I...

...get to play. So I passed springs bring two thousand and eighteen spring classes with two point two at that passing with the two points two. Basically I end up having a paceful classes because I wasn't on Scottish. Yes, happen to be Eightzero. So working on that now. Basically just working, grinding and also training on the side. Stand focused. Maybe be going, might be going in arena or like Sel if everything don't work out. Basically just keeping my head up and grind. Yeah, you guys are actually that's my next question. So are you trying to get back into college football? Yeah, basically, yeah, okay, you know how men only focus. All right now, got it. And you know many years of elder billie, you have left. I think I had like two years, but I have two years. But yet. and Are you contacting any schools? Are they reaching out to you or whatnot? Yeah, schools and everything, but the...

...classes for everybody. Yeah, you're so going back to colleges and work out. Are you going to consider, like, like you were just saying like the arena league or I know there's a new football league next year coming to Alliance of American football in the summer. I was trying to go. You are Isaiah training together since I've been up here. Gotcha, got, Gotcha. Are you ready for some fun questions? What's what's on your playlist right now? Now, your music is everything. Did you check out the new...

...cave? It was all right. I give you a dropped it last yesterday. Supposedly cony is supposed to drop his album. To drop it. Actually, I don't know. He's a little while. I like the Old Kanya. What about not? No Florida rappers? He dropped a new single to yesterday. Code Act drops onto yesterday single. I'm keeping you hip right now.

Yeah, so you were. You were number one at East Mississippi. Is your favorite number? Yeah, why is that your favorite number? For sure, but you're looking for a second shot. Switches it to anything. For sure. If you did play football, well, the sport you think, you would play basketball. There a lot of a lot of football players play minor league baseball. You never know who would be on your Mount Rushmore...

...running backs like top for ever ever. I like speed it's it's your Mount Rushmore the day. And then I h for sure, for sure, and tell the people where they can find you on social media and how they could help you out. We're I know you have a go fund me going for to get back in college.

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