NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Younghoe Koo

Name: Younghoe Koo
College: Georgia Southern
Position: Kicker
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 187

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

Younghoe: Confident, Focused, Consistent.

Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?

Younghoe: I will graduate in May, so I’m training at Georgia Southern Football facility. I’m working on core strength, flexibility, and explosiveness which are important for kickers.

Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?

Younghoe: All kickers have different styles. It’s hard to say exactly who I would compare myself to. I watch for what NFL kickers do best and try to help my kicking from them.

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

Younghoe: I look for consistency. I try to make sure I kick the same way regardless of distance of the kick.

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

Younghoe: Mental toughness and athleticism separates me from other kickers.

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

Younghoe: Professionalism and adaptability. Teams can count on me to do right on and off the field. Coming from a different culture, I learned to adapt and improvise in a different environment.

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

Younghoe: I understand that being a pro athlete is a 24 hour responsibility. You can depend on me to do my job on and off the field. I will continue to work hard to be an asset to your team.

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