Dee Alford: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Dee Alford
School:  Tusculum
Position: DB
Height:  5’11″
Weight: 170

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

Goals I set for my final collegiate season was to become an All-American and win a championship. I’m patiently waiting to find out if I received All-American, but I did finish 1st team All-Conference. It’s a blessing, although I fell short of winning a championship.

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

My coaches & teammates would all say that I’m a playmaker. I’m determined to be great, a leader on and off the field, and that I’m a team player, it’s about we not me.

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

When studying film, I watched the receivers’ route running. I pay close attention to how the WRs react to being pressed, and their moves off the line. By doing this, I already know how I’m going to out compete my opponent which helps me improve my game every single week.

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

I’ll honestly say film doesn’t lie. My playmaking ability either on defense or special teams returning punts. I have a high football IQ and helps me a lot on the field.

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

The grind doesn’t stop. I’m training and working on my weight, strength, speed, and agility. Hoping that each of these will help me out on my Pro Day. The goal is to standout from other prospects in my position

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

My playmaking ability, I can do special things when the football is in my hands. My decision making skills is also another strength for me. This would help me on the field and off the field.

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

All I need is an opportunity. You give me that, and I will give you all of me.