Name: James Todd
School: Lindsey Wilson
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I didn’t set any personal goals for my final season. I wanted to come and help my team out any way that I could. I set a goal for the team to Win the Conference Championship and the National Championship. We achieved one of those goals and fell short of the other.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
I think my coaches and teammates would tell you that I am a “Baller”. If you spoke with them, they would talk about how I always find my way around the ball.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
To improve my game studying film, I focus on the things I could’ve done to make a play easier for myself. For example, If I had lined up a couple yards outside the hash, instead of deflecting a pass it would’ve been Intercepted. The small simple things is what will take you a long way.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What separates me from other pro prospects at my position is my ball skills and instincts for the game.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
My offseason plan to train and prepare is to focus on strengthening my body and getting faster. You can never be too strong or too fast. I also want to sharpen up my footwork more and continue to work my hips in transition.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Leadership, leading by example and knowing when to be vocal. Also holding myself accountable. Another strength is my winning mindset. I would bring good energy to any team that gives me opportunity.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
You will get a guy that can take hard coaching, a great teammate, and a winner. All I need is one chance to show I can compete at the next level.