Jeff Thomas: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Jeff Thomas
School: Lenoir-Rhyne University
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
To get back to the NCAA playoffs to get a chance to compete for a National Title.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
I was able to show and extend my versatility to other position groups.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
That I am someone who puts the team first and is willing to step in at any position when needed too.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on my eyes and footwork and the finish, which determines if the play is made or not.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I am able to play multiple positions and maintain the different responsibilities in the back half of a defense.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I plan to continue training 5-6 days a week to increase my speed and a comfortable playing size.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
The willingness to lead by example and play with a high volume and physicality.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
You are getting a hard worker who looks to fill any hole that hinders and prevents a team from being good to great! While having the mentality of whatever it takes!