Dakari Monroe: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Dakari Monroe
School: San Jose State
Position: DB
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 190

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

I set some statistical goals for myself prior to the season and I achieved every single one so I was proud of that.

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

They would say I am a smart player that takes pride on preparation. They would say that I am true competitor who is not afraid to go toe to toe with the best receivers. Also, they would say that I make plays in key moments.

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

I try to focus on little aspects such as clean footwork, hand placement and eye discipline.

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

My playmaking ability, ball skills, play recognition and my film preparation going into each game.

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

I will be be preparing by focusing on my overall strength, speed and explosiveness so I can test well. Also I will be sharpening my tools as a defensive back as well.

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 would bring to a team a competitive defensive back who will challenge every pass thrown and someone that will prepare himself each and every day. Off the field, I will be trouble free and lead by example by taking care of my body and watching extra film.

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

That I am someone that truly loves the game and dedicates himself to learning it and getting the most out of myself.