Jalen Cousar: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Jalen Cousar
School: Fayetteville State
Position: DL
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 325

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

My goals coming into the season were just to be force on the defensive line, just trying to make my team better. My goal was to be top 5 in sacks and tfls.

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

My coach’s would say I am a leader to the younger boys on the team and I will get on you if you’re not doing what you need to do.

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

When I’m watching film, I focus mainly on the offensive lineman and if they are in a three point stance or a 2 point stance. I also look at where the running back is lined up at.

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

I’m really quick off the ball and I have good hands. I also watch a lot of film so I know what plays they are running.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

I will be really focusing on getting in better shape. I want to be a 3 down defensive lineman and I will also keep working on my feet and hands.

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 a fun person to be around. I love to laugh and play and I can make anything out of nothing.

Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

If I get drafted or picked up, I can promise you will get 100% out of me everyday. I’m all in, I just need a shot to show it.