Connor Christian: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Connor Christian
School: Jacksonville State
Position: DT
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 277

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

Being more effective getting to the quarterback and rushing the passer.

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

Very relentless and a hard-worker. Extremely passionate to the game of football.

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

My get offs, hand placement, strike, the offensive lineman’s stance if the guard is in a three point stance sitting back or leaning heavy if he is going to pull.

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

I want to make the play more than my teammates.. I want to affect the play and put my offense back on the field. Make as many plays as I can and be an impact player on the field.

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

Going to training facilities and working on my cons and pros to my game. I was told I’m light for a Defensive Tackle, so will gain weight in muscle.

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

On the field, I have a great work ethic and better myself everyday to improve myself the next day. Off the field, I am a Eagle Scout and I love to work and give back to my community doing community service.

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

I’ll do what it takes to make the team succeed and win. As I improve my game, I will work hard so that I can make the field of play and continue to shine. If my job is to be scout team, then I’ll be the best scout player ever. I want to continue playing football and show that I can play at the next level.

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