Christopher Ferdinand: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Christopher Ferdinand
School: Mars Hill
Position: OLB/SS
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 215

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

I stayed healthy, showed up and showed out every game, and also made my team better by leading by example and vocally.

Q: What would your coaches say about the type of player you are?

They would say that I am a sound leader, works hard, dedicated, and a playmaker.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?

I focus on my opponent first, then I try to find their flaws. As for myself, I look for bad habits and mistakes that I make so I can work at eliminating them.

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

Versatility, because I can cover well and come up and hit you really hard. I also make tackles in space.

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

I will train with professional trainers and eat properly. Take great care of my body and be at the best shape when the time comes.

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

Strengths and abilities I will bring will be a disciplined player with leadership skills and I am also a fast learner and can execute well. I am bringing a lot of athleticism to the OLB position and my versatility will help. Also, I can blitz, tackle, and play in coverage.

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

I am willing to do anything to make the team better, if you’re looking for versatility and hard worker on and off the field, then I am your guy.