Jimmy Threat: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Jimmy Threat
School: New Mexico Highlands University
Position: Strong Safety
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Some of my goals heading into my senior year was to stay healthy, make All-Conference and to play to my best ability day in and out.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
If I could describe my play in 3 words, it would be relentless, physical, and smart.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I train twice a day mainly on agility, speed, and endurance because that is key to be successful at the next level.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When I watch film, I study my opponent’s strength as well as their weaknesses. I break down their alignments to see what they like to do on certain plays. Their speed, their strengths, and also focus on the things they lack to defeat them.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
My knowledge, speed, and physicality separates me from the rest. I am an athlete, I can play any position in the back end of the defense exceptionally well and make plays.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I am a hard worker, leader, and have an understanding that the brotherhood and togetherness makes a good team great. I like to lead by example. My worth ethic is the main thing that separates me from the rest. I’m also a vocal leader and will do whatever it takes to motivate others.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
You are getting a player that is 100 percent committed. A player that will give you his all day in and out. A player that would do everything to make the team better. Also, willing to play any special team position to showcase my talent.