Bryan Steinsapir: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Bryan Steinsapir
School: University of St. Thomas
Bryan is from Santiago, Chile and grew up playing football there. He never had a recruiting process, so St. Thomas was the best possible school that was willing to give him a chance to play.
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
My main goal was to win a National Championship with my teammates. At an individual level, I wanted to be perfect in field goals and extra points as well, so that my teammates and coaches knew they could rely on me when it mattered.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Focused, determined, and passionate.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Getting my body fully ready, becoming stronger and more flexible, and always working on perfecting my technique.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Little details in my technique, such as the position and distance of my plant foot, it might sound minimal, but correcting small details like those can make a big difference.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I believe my mental preparation and my focus during games is what sets me apart. That way when the moment of a big kick comes, I’m as prepared as I can be.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
The ability to stay calm in big situations, a reliable kicker that will make the kicks that the team needs. A selfless teammate that will put his teams needs over everything.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Although I believe I can already compete at the highest of levels, I’m still developing as a kicker and every single year I’ve seen progress in my kicking. My competitive nature fuels this and I’m always looking to improve, so I have no doubt I will get better and better every year.