John Brannon III: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: John Brannon III
School:  Western Carolina
Position: DB
Height:  6’2″
Weight: 196

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

My goals personally was to be able to make a difference on the field on the boundary side, which I was able to by playing my game within the defensive scheme and creating plays with interceptions and making tackles in run support.

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

I am a lead by example type of player on and off the field and the type to bring energy in the room, on field and in locker room at the appropriate times.

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

I’m always looking to improve on my knowledge on the game, whether it’s studying offense concepts, player tendencies or even perfecting my craft and techniques.

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

What separates me from other pro prospects is my instincts with routes and ball skills. As well as my ability to play with my length of long frame and long arms and still be play aggressive.

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

My plan has been to continue to work with my strength staff at WCU with pro day drills like acceleration and position drills such as staying low and reaction even after my pro day at ECU was cancelled due to the COVID-19. But I have been preparing film with drills so my agent can present to professional teams.

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

Communication is what I bring on and off the field, whether that’s with teammates, coaches or in the community. As well as work ethic and persistency as in not giving up.

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

I’m worth the investment because of my dedication and love to the game and being the most coachable and hardworking player in the room, on and off field at any position I am placed and that’s with life as well.