Anthony Washington: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Anthony Washington
School: South Dakota State University
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 182

Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?

Some of my goals heading into my final collegiate season were to improve from the previous season, leave it all on the field, and making sure we were the best defensive group each week.

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

Instinctive, Smart, Fast.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

I will continue to work on different techniques and making sure I am physically and mentally ready when my number is called.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

When watching film, I focus on formations, splits, route combinations, and which WR is more likely to run the particular route. I also pay close attention to the play calls for the different third down scenarios.

Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?

My knowledge and ability to effectively play multiple positions is what separates me from other players.

Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

My trait of a competitor will stand out along with my ability to learn and lead by an example. I have a determined drive to make things around me better.

Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

My final pitch is I’m a humble guy that’s just wants an opportunity to showcase that I can play at the highest level. I’m a hard-worker that loves this game and I am willing to do whatever the team needs me to do.