Danial Shelton: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Danial Shelton
School:  Susquehanna
Position: DB
Height:  6’0″
Weight: 190

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

I strived to help my teammates go undefeated this year. Although we didn’t, I was able to be an integral influence to my team’s mentality and culture which is one of the goals I set out. Also, I wanted to improve mentally and physically every week as the season went along. I believe I accomplished that.

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

My coaches and teammates would say I’m a passionate, hard-working player who loves to compete.

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

I focus on the tendencies I can improve in my game as well the tendencies of my opponent that I can use to my advantage.

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

My work ethic and mentality are different. I’m hungry and willing to outwork anyone in my path. I will continually go the extra mile to get better.

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

I plan to focus on improving my testing and improving my DB fundamentals. I also plan to improve in the film room regarding X’s and O’s so that I can continue to build my knowledge of the game.

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

My passion will be contagious on and off the field. I believe my nonstop effort to get better and competitive nature will be seen in everything I do.

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

It’s humbling to know that God has put me in a position to have an opportunity like this. My final pitch is that I truly love this game and I’m willing to perform any role that is put in front of me to the best of my ability. I will never cheat my craft because I am a team player and I know that every action I take will affect the team. I plan to represent my family to the fullest and pursue this opportunity relentlessly.