Nate Powell: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Nate Powell
School: Mckendree University
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 195

Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?

Lock down my side of the field, limit Wide Receiver catches, increase my number of interceptions, and help my team win games.

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

Versatile, Aggressive, Confident.

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

Workout 2-3 times a day and increase my speed.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

Wide Receiver and Quarterback tendencies and habits. Formations and plays. My technique and look for ways to improve.

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

Next play mindset. Limit mistakes. Taller Corner. I’m not afraid to tackle or get in the face of a Wideout.

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

Versatile and reliable. Can play a range of positions and does not shy away from Special Teams. Motivates teammates even if I’m not a starter. Team player who helps put the team in best positions to win.

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

I am an above average sized Cornerback who has the necessary skill set to play for any team interested in me. I can be an impact player on Special Teams and or the defensive side of the ball. Goes above and beyond.

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