Name: Kalaii Griffin II
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
Week 1 I unfortunately broke my arm on the 6th play. The Doctors/Trainers told me It would be unlikely for me to return and if so just for the last game. I refused to let that be the story, I worked extremely hard and set a goal to play the last 4 games of the season and I did! Of course before the circumstances I wanted to win a bowl game with my team and earn an All Conference award.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
They would say I am a hard worker and a true leader on and off the field. Weight room to Classroom I set an example and put 100% Into it. My recovery stage was a reflection of being down but still giving the team whatever I had to make sure I helped. They would say I am family man as well!
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
When I watch myself whether It’s practice or a game I always look for effort. Effort can be given no matter what, My coaches always expressed that from any level I have played. I always focus on trying to make sure my eyes are right in a game as well.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What separates me is I have a unique size and speed that can be translated In multiple positions. I can cover, pass rush, play in the box and also play a true middle third safety. Though I don’t know other prospects personally I know for myself I have a strong desire to be great and to learn.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Conditioning! I also plan on continuing to lift weights and keep strength but also making sure I am lean by sticking to my diet.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Leadership, Though I am coming out of college I am a little bit older than most guys and also have a family. I am humble and willing to learn from guys before me and at the same time match the tempo of those same leaders.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
Not much to pitch! I rather show with actions, Once given the opportunity I will make sure actions speak louder everyday.