Daryl McCleskey Jr: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Daryl McCleskey Jr
School: Eastern Kentucky
Position: RB
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 200

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

Goals I accomplished this season was to lead the conference in rushing. Make first team All-Conference. Finished 10th in the nation in Rushing for the FCS. 15 in the Nation in Yards per game.

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

My coaches and teammates would say I am a hardworking, lead by example type of teammate. Always trying to respond positive to adversity while encouraging others along.

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

When I am studying film I focus on the fundamentals of my positions. Pre snap keys, footwork, vision, tempo of runs, and tendencies of the defense.

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

What separates me from other prospects in my position is I can excel in every running style. Such as Power, counter, Outside zone, Inside zone, etc. I have very good route running capabilities and catching skills also. Plus I can pass block.

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

The kind of strength and abilities I can bring to a team is versatility, explosiveness, and relentless effort. I can make a impact on special teams too returning, blocking, and tackling.

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

My final pitch is that All I need is the opportunity. I’m a positive and god fearing man that works hard for anything I receive.