Eddie Zinn-Turner: 2021 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Eddie Zinn-Turner
School: Marist College/Vanderbilt/Buffalo
Position: DT/NG
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 310

Q: In your final collegiate season, what goals did you accomplish this fall or set for this upcoming spring?

I just wanted an opportunity to play at the next level now it’s looking like I’ll get that chance.

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

Hard working loyal teammate willing to do anything to help the team win, a dominant force with rare athleticism for size. Big Dawg!

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

Opportunities to use different moves that could’ve positively affected my outcome on any given play. I also like to study tendencies of all OL I may encounter through the game and focus my moves around those same tells.

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

I’m a student of the game, I understand both sides of the ball with experience at OL and RB. I can some do things that can’t be coached it’s just in you.

Q: What is your plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities, especially with the virus limiting pro days/training facilities/etc?

I am currently training at NXT level facility in St. Louis.

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

I’m an honest man with great character and integrity. I’m going to work my ass off to feed my family and do whatever necessary to sustain my Professional career.

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

I’m a hungry dog that ain’t been fed and that’s always been my mentality. Whatever opportunity comes my way I’m going to eat. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to help the team win. This is the most pivotal time of my life and I’m ready. If you pass on me you’re going to wish you didn’t.