Prior to His Wrestling Career, He Played College Football
Before Roman found success with the WWE, he played defencive end for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Roman revealed that the best part of college football was "the relationships." "I think just the friendships . . . those relationships, having people making an impact on your life," he explained. "Especially in college, it's such a crucial time for an adult to find his way and do the right things."