Dakavian Champion: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Dakavian Champion
School: Southern
Position: DT
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 290

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?

I didn’t really have any individual goals coming in I wanted to do whatever it took my team to win, with that being said I was able to play in the SWAC championship 2 years in a row but came up short.

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

My coaches and teammates would say I’m a hard worker and never satisfied with my play I think there is always more work you can do and I can be accountable.

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

When watching film I like to focus on the tendencies of an offensive lineman that I am facing.

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

What separates me from other pro prospects is that I’m very Athletic for my position and know what hard work and overcoming adversity is coming from Southern University.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

My offseason plan is to continue to work with my trainer doing 2 a day sessions M-F.

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 that I can bring to a team is my quick twitch and ball get off and to do whatever the team wants me to do to help win games.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?

Don’t be afraid to take a chance on a small school athlete. I know whatever team signs me will be getting a hard working person that it always willing to listen and get better.