Darrell Bridges: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Darrell Bridges
School: Presbyterian College/Chattanooga
Position: Running Back
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Become a better person on and off the field
Build relationships with my new teammates (at UTC)
Learn as much possible from the new Pro Style Offense
Improve in Pass Protection
Become a factor out of the backfield
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Been working with Gerald Riggs JR at Beast University in Chattanooga, TN.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
D-Line: slant or gap control in the run game, and pass rush techniques.
Linebackers: are they physical, how fast do they fit in the run game, pass rush techniques, and do they take plays off
Defensive Backs: Can they tackle
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I pride myself on being an all around Running Back. Having the ability to get the tough yards and catch the ball from out the back field and out wide. Also, not afraid to do the dirty work and protect my QB.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My knowledge of football and the ability to play fast and help others around me if needed. My willingness to learn and ability to apply what is being asked of me. Off the field, I’m a humble young man, but also a peoples person, hoping to help those in similar situations that I encountered growing up.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
You’re getting an all around Running Back who dedicates himself to get better every day. Using competition as motivation and an opportunity as a blessing. Being coachable and willing to learn from both the staff and other players around me. Someone who plays with determination and passion without affecting the team in a negative way both on and off the field.