Mayomi Olootu: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Mayomi Olootu
School: Northern Illinois
Position: Defensive Back
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Stay healthy, make a lasting impact, and make All-Conference.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Smart, Fast, Versatile.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Lift, run, and work on my technique.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Watch the receivers every play, even run plays to see what they do when they’re about to get the ball or how they react. Watch stems and favorite routes.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
Quickness and ability to play off or press. Use my length.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Reliable and I make smart decisions off the field especially.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
If you choose me, you’ll get a player who has a great understanding of the game who will make plays.