Kharee Lockley: 2023 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Kharee Lockley
School: Bowie State
Position: S
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200

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

Some goal I set and accomplished this year was to be a part of a winning program. I wanted to finish with a winning season, one of the top playmakers on my team, and to start. We accomplished the winning season, and I became a starter while contributing to making plays.

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

Very very quiet, I am observant so I can play very close attention to details. They will say I am a team player, hardworking, and one of the funniest.

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

When I study film, I study formations, alignments, and what hash the ball is. I pay attention to player tendencies, especially when they react while they are thriving and in the middle of adversity. If the camera angle can catch the sideline, I will also look at the coaches’ and players’ signals to match what plays they are running.

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

What separates me from other pro prospects at my position is that I am able to play multiple positions. Safety, OLB, ILB, Edge, all while having the experience. My attention to detail is one of my biggest strengths.

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

My off-season plan to train and prepare for a professional career is to train where I am the most comfortable physically and mentally. Break down all my weaknesses and turn them into strengths.

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

Some strengths and abilities I will bring to a team that will stand on and off the field will be being genuine. I am hardworking, goal-oriented, focused, in community service, and in love.

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

My final pitch to the NFL or any other pro league is that you should never sleep on a Diamond in the rough. My goal is to make it professionally in any aspect. So if one door closes for me, I will kick down the other to still make it. I have the capabilities of thriving as an athlete and a professional.