Duval Enjoy is a previous Offensive Lineman who graduated from UCLA and played 11 a long time in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals and made the Professional Bowl. I was honored when he agreed to meet with me to solution some concerns for the internet site.Who did you idolize in the NFL even though developing up?Properly, I was a huge Dallas Cowboys enthusiast and a Minnesota Vikings fan. It really is variety of amusing that I was not genuinely a Rams enthusiast. I favored the Cowboys since the offensive line would do that little pause and go up, so I was instantly attracted to that. I was a enormous supporter of Harvey Martin, Way too Tall Jones, Randy White, and Pat Donovan and individuals types of men. I usually liked linemen. A single of my favourite players was on the Miami Dolphins, Dwight Stevenson. He often variety of catered to the linemen. Growing up, I constantly viewed the linemen and as I was receiving older I needed to see if I was achieving 6'2 or 6'3. One day, if I obtained that tall, I'd be ready to perform in the professionals.From High University to Higher education to Specialist, who was the one man or woman who had the most significant impact on your life?I'll inform you the largest affect is my dad. There's no doubt about it. To see the place he arrived from and the way he functions and what he taught me is incredible. He failed to go to school, just had a sixth quality training from the south. I am the only little one and my dad's been there every single action of the way, very good or negative. I have obtained to consider my hat off to him. My dad and mom have been married forty five years and they have been true supportive by way of the great moments, poor occasions, getting into the execs, the Pro Bowl and being indicted. I indicate they've usually been there. I have wonderful dad and mom and my dad's often been there. He is been like my big brother and a dad. He is never permit me down. He's my part product.A 10th spherical draft decide can make it. How often did you remind your teammates of this?First of all, when I acquired drafted in the tenth round, I was devastated. Everyone was like, "Oh you acquired drafted!" and I felt like, "Tenth round. WOO. Let us take off the zero and make it a one." But you know, following you appear back again, I was fortunate adequate to get drafted but I had my perform cut out for me. It appears like in my existence I have to do factors the tough way. Absolutely nothing comes easy. I don't have that luck of issues just dropping in my lap. I constantly have to do factors the challenging way.They experienced four Professional Bowlers on the line and three adequate back ups. My chances in which slim-to-none and slender had just walked out. I lay on the bed that night seeking at the roster and I believed, there is no way...I was in the gutter. Then I went to camp and I worked my butt off. Hudson Houck was my line coach. He is 1 of the very best line coaches in the NFL. He's the Miami Dolphins line mentor now. He had recruited me to go to USC as line mentor so we experienced some history jointly. He drafted me in the tenth round. I labored hard. I acquired cussed out every day and I produced the group. I was stunned and dismayed but I produced the crew.To again up, when I went to Ram Park there was a dude named Ray San Jose. Ray stood out in the parking lot and as you got out of your vehicle he'd phone you in excess of and say the head mentor wants to talk to you. That intended you ended up gone. You have been cut. And so I don't forget that ultimate reduce, acquiring out of my automobile, Ray standing there, bless his heart. I was pondering, "Guy if he calls me more than there, it truly is over." I took one stage, two measures. He seemed at me, I'm hunting at him. I took a step closer. "Are you gonna get in touch with my title or what?" He gave me the previous thumbs up. "You manufactured it."I walked in the locker space with my chest large and I then observed my lockers simply because the lockers for rookies have been place in the middle. You get these tiny fake lockers in the middle of the locker area and when they take them down, that intended you had been out of there. So I named these lockers "Dying Row" simply because a single by 1, they ended up selecting you off and you were absent. And mine had a minor piece of tape that explained Love 67. Then I observed my locker was right following to Jackie Slater with my name on for genuine and then I understood I was there to continue to be. I stayed there 7 a long time.So then you went on to Pittsburgh the place you made your initial Pro Bowl?Yeah, I performed seven several years for L.A. 1985 to 1991 and then I went Prepare B cost-free agency to Pittsburgh. It was Invoice Cowher's very first year. Chuck Knoll had retired and Invoice Cowher obtained the task. (Previous Defensive Coordinator for Kansas Town) Interesting story is you by no means know who's looking at you. When I was with the Rams, we performed Kansas Town in Germany and we were above there for a 7 days. Coach Cowher was the Defensive Coordinator and he experienced seen me due to the fact we had been scrimmaging ever working day. Over there in Germany, some guys, no wives, no girlfriends, we ended up drinking a whole lot. I was nonetheless solitary. A lot of men failed to exercise because they ended up hung over and every single day I came out and practiced. Swinging away, combating, no issue what I did the night time before. I came out and I was hustling simply because I realized I necessary to make the group and I wasn't as protected so I had to go out and bust my butt. And Coach Cowher seen me and stated, "Who's that dude with the struggle?" Every single working day he will come up with his lunch pail and he is doing work his butt off and he discovered me."So my name arrived up on Prepare B when he became the head mentor of Pittsburgh and he explained, "I want that dude on my group." I was the 1st man he signed as the head coach of the Steelers. So the story is you never ever know who's watching you. If I decided to just take a couple days off due to the fact I was way too drunk or experienced three or 4 women the evening before, you know. But I arrived out swinging away each and every exercise, no matter how a lot of beers I was pounding in Berlin due to the fact which is what I love, football. I created an impression on him. I had a excellent 3 a long time there. I went all pro.What one second do you keep in mind the most from the Professional Bowl? The one minute was that our middle created it, Dermontti Dawson. I called him up and he was two doors down from me. I mentioned, "Hey, what are you gonna use?" And he mentioned, "What do you imply?" and I said, "I don't know what to wear." He stated, "Male, we are in Hawaii, set on your flip flops and dress in shorts and your tank top and go down there," and he hung up on me. I was anxious. Dan Marino, John Elway, Emmitt Smith - all of these great players and now I was one of them. It was kind of tough to imagine myself as a single of them sitting in the exact same room, we are all Pro Bowlers. It was my first 1 so I was fired up.So I went down there...I was nervous and I couldn't talk. I felt like I was tripping in excess of the carpet. I sat down and I stated, "Be nevertheless." I was shaking and all the wonderful players arrived in and I