Daventa Adams: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Daventa Adams
School: Livingstone
Position: DE
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 261

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

My goal was to lead the CIAA in sacks / tackles for loss for the 2nd time but due to getting injured the 3rd game my goals were derailed but I’m actually kind of happy it did happen it kind of humbled me and made me a better teammate honestly.

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

I’m all for my team and I can be a leader when necessary I believe in the system and what my coaches tell me I just apply my talent and do what necessary for the team.

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

I focus on the person I’m going to be going against, the way they pass set or how they are in run plays, are they consistent do they slack some plays due to being tired like study what they do and the formations they like to run.

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

My get off as a d-line which I feel all d-lineman have, but I think that what separates me if I get a good jump on the ball your not touching me.

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

Get a trainer work on my 40, pro agility, and my technique definitely because right now I’m just a raw athlete playing defensive end.

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

Being a team player being able to be talk to any everyone. I’m the guy who can make anyone smile because of my personality and being a great football player even if it’s playing special teams or actually getting real reps.

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

I will compete everyday, I will work hard, I will not sell you a story. I’ve worked my whole life just for an opportunity, I don’t want a handout, I want to earn it. I want to show you I’m worth your time and worth the opportunity that will be presented. I just want to be a great football player, father and citizen in this world.