ASU cornerback Osahon Irabor's great coverage skills will be relied upon heavily down the stretch. For now, get to know the young man.
Through eight games, Osahon Irabor's seven pass break-ups lead his Sun Devil squad. Irabor has done well in press coverage situations this season, bullying opposing wide receivers at the line of scrimmage.
Irabor's solid play has slightly flown under the radar, therefore, we at House of Sparky have given him the microphone to speak up and let you get to know him a bit better.
What is your favorite uniform combination?
"I used to like the all-blacks, but now I got to say the all whites. It's clean. Last year we wore them against Illinois."
If you could be any super hero who would you be and why?
"I'm going to go with Superman, because he is the Man of Steel and nobody can defeat him."
Are you happy about the announcement of a new Star Wars coming out in 2015?
"Actually, I'm happy. I'm a big fan Star Wars fan and I like Lord of the Rings too. I'm jacked up about that."
Why do you wear jersey number 24?
"Chh, Kobe Bryant! He's my favorite athlete, Los Angeles Lakers. From Southern California, he's my idol, so I'm wearing 24."
Who is your favorite NFL cornerback and why?
What's your ideal vacation spot and why?
"Barcelona. Beautiful women...beautiful women."
Who do you think is the prettiest girl in the world?
"I'm going to go with Kate Beckinsale, she's my favorite."
What kind of music do you listen to?
"I listen to rap, rock, house music. I like to mix it up.
Of all the opponents you have ever faced, who do you enjoy beating most and why?
"My high school rivals, Los Osos. They had a couple D-1 players, UCLA quarterback Richard Brehaut went there. We used to battle it out when I was in high school. And we had Josh Nunes, who is the Stanford quarterback on my team. It was a huge rivalry."
What is the worst class you have ever taken and why?
"Oh man. Psychology online, by far! The most frustrating class because I didn't know what is going on. I don't know how I got a B in that class, but it happened."
What is one embarrassing thing about yourself that people probably do not know?
"Embarrassing thing, I'm kind of clumsy. When I'm at home, I always trip of tables, slip down the stairs. Crazy stuff like that."
When was your first kiss?
"16, ya man. I was a late bloomer, I was shy."
What professional sport teams do you root for?
"Los Angeles Lakers, Anaheim Angles, and Green Bay Packers for football." (Irabor's reaction to the Lakers loss last night via Dallas) "I was mad, Dwight Howard needs to make some damn free throws."
If you were going to write in a candidate for next week's election, who would it be?
"D.J. Foster for President!"
Lastly, what was the main reason you decided to attend ASU?
"I really loved the school and environment. It's kind of close to home but not too close. And just living in Arizona and being a Sun Devil is something I always wanted to do."