Name: Chazz Middlebrook
School: MacMurray College
Position: Running Back
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
My goal heading into my final season was to win a conference title.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
My style of play in 3 words is visual, quick, and physical.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
During this offseason, I plan on working on my explosiveness, top end speed, as well as losing weight so I can move better.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When I study film, one thing I look at is how my opponent plays. Since I play Running Back, I look at how the Linebackers flow or fill their gaps, I look at how the Linebackers drop back. Anything particular that they do that let’s me know they are coming on a blitz. I even pay attention to the Defensive Line and see how they fire off the ball as well as the Defensive Backs. With the Defensive Backs, I pay attention to how they tackle in open field just in case I’m in a one on one situation with them.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
What separates me from other players at my position is my work ethic. I always play like I have something to prove, like I have a chip on my shoulder.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
If it’s on the field, whether I’m fighting for a spot on special teams or the depth chart, I’m always going to give everything I got. I’m coachable and am able to pick up a playbook and learn quick. Off the field, I think one thing that stands out for sure is my Charisma. I have a good personality and I’m dependable.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Height wise and weight, I might not be ideally what most teams are looking for, but if given the opportunity, I will give a team everything I have to offer on the field and off. I can guarantee that.