NFL Draft 2017 Draft: Edward Vinson
Name: Edward Vinson
College: Emporia State
Position: Defensive Tackle
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Edward: Describing my play in words I would have to use Tenacity, nasty, and a little bit of swagger.
Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Edward: Just putting in overtime, making sure I am physically and mentally ready for the next level.
Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?
Edward: I don’t have any comparison. The ones that came before are in a league of their own. I am just trying create my own path, but I would say I study most of the defensive linemen in the NFL.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Edward: When studying for film, I’m looking for tendencies and what do they like to give away. Looking at steps, eyes, and hips. Anything I can use to my advantage. What type of fronts they like to do and so forth.
Q: What separates you from other players at your position?
Edward: The actual love for the game. I love adversity, I wouldn’t be in this position without it. I just love getting better and being a sponge learning from others that came before me.
Q: What kind of abilities would you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Edward: Abilities being brought to any team knowing how to be a team player. Knowing my role and making plays when they need to be made for the team.
Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Edward: If given the opportunity I would like to say thanks for giving me that. I’ll come and work my tail off to my myself and my teammates better. I am here to work I don’t want to give the same speech you’ve heard a million times, I just want to come and simply prove that I belong.