Marcus Thompson: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Marcus Thompson
School: Morrisville State
Position: C/G
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 305

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

I received 2nd team all-conference my sophomore and junior year, my freshman year, the offensive line received D3 team of the week. To finish my senior year, I received 1st team all-conference and All-ECAC. Lastly, I got invited to the FAF D1-FCS Scout Bowl game.

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

I am very passionate and competitive, along with being a coachable player.

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

I focus on the little things of my game that can determine winning and losing a game. The little things matter at the next level. This is a game of inches.

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

I’m a perfectionist, so even if something looks good, I am never satisfied because there is always room for improvement. I’m quick and I have good footwork, and I play with a chip on my shoulder.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

I train at Apex in North Syracuse with my trainer Kyle Francis.

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

Representing whatever organization I am apart of in a first class manner. I will bring leadership and a good football IQ. I am very adaptable to any adversity thrown my way.

Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

If you’re looking for a quick and physical offensive lineman that finishes every play like it’s his last. I’m your guy.