Cordell Birge: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Cordell Birge
School: Mississippi College
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
A personal goal I set was to play at 300 pounds so I could be more agile and mobile than I was. Another goal was to learn every single position’s assignment on the offense so I would be ready to play any position on the line. Also, I wanted to be an all-conference player again which I was. A team goal was to make it to the playoffs and national championship.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
I am a lead-by-example type of player. I don’t say much outside the lines but on the field, I’m all about business and helping my team succeed in the best way I can.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
I study practice film everyday to see my mistakes and fix what I did wrong or improve on my technique. When I study game film on my opponent, I like to find their tendencies, strengths, and weaknesses and what I can do to defeat my opponent in all aspects of the game.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I’ve played at two different programs with two different offenses with one being 80% pass and the other 90% run so I am strong in the run and pass game.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Just finding different things to stay up to par with home football drills but staying mentally charged for the field.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
With me being able playing multiple positions, My ability to read defenses and key on defenders moves.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL/CFL or any other pro leagues?
I’m a dog with a non-stop motor, quick learner, and can adjust to any situation. I can play anything on the line and be very productive where I am.