Name: Carlos Merritt
School: Campbell University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
100 tackles, 5 to 6 interceptions, no more than 1 missed tackle and 1 missed assignment a game.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Smart, Poise, Confident.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I’ll be training at Chip Smith Sports performance in Georgia.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Personnel, schemes, and situations, then I would put together my personal game plan.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
My Flexibility to play all around the backend of a defense and cover slot Wide Receivers. Also, having the physical attribute to come up and tackle in the box.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My football awareness, instincts, ball skills, leadership, work ethic, and competitiveness.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I’m a great person on and off the field, and I have a burning desire for the game of football! If you put me in a football setting, I’ll do the rest!