Jacob Earl: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Jacob Earl
School: Franklin
Position: RB
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 205

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

A goal of mine this season was to develop greater leadership skills and help my team win in any way possible.

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

My coaches and teammates would describe me as a competitor. They would say I am willing to do whatever it takes to win, no matter the situation. They would also say that I am a great leader that leads by example.

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

When watching film, I focus on whether or not I’m hitting the right holes, and I’m looking at my footwork to see what I can improve the next time.

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

What separates me from others is the will I have to win and my drive to outwork any competition.

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

My offseason plans are to improve my strength and quickness.

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

On the field, my strengths include being an “every down” back. I can be the power back in those 3rd and shorts, I can catch the ball out of the backfield, and I can be moved out to a slot and have a positive impact. Off the field I carry myself with the highest of standards.

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

I am a competitor and I’ll be the hardest working person in any weight room or on any field. I’m passionate about the game, and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to to help my team win and I just need the opportunity to prove that I can play at the next level.