Parker Day: 2023 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Parker Day
School: Rutgers University
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
My final collegiate season, I was able to complete the goal in which I set on being initiated into Chi Alpha Sigma Delta chapter at Rutgers University. In other words, I achieved a high academic and athletic status during my time at Rutgers.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
My coaches and teammates say that I am a cultural player which embodies the principles of leadership, trust and perseverance. This allows me to play for the team I am on and for the coaches I play for.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I am a big visualizer. As I am studying film, I like to play the game in my head. In a practical way, I tend to call up my quarterback and pick his brain on different plays and concepts. Getting different perspectives helps me elevate my game.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
My story. I started from the ground up and the foundation I am built upon is that I am always hungry. I am hungry for opportunities, chances, just anything that can get my foot in the door. With this being said, every opportunity that comes my way, I will be prepared.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I have a world class facility in NJ with TEST football academy. They have been training football players at all levels since 1999 and have assembled the most experienced, successful team ever to prepare NFL Prospects for the NFL Combine and Pro Days. They will keep me prepared for professional opportunities in the near future.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
One of my biggest strengths is my abilities to lead and the ability to encourage others. I have the ability to adapt to fast and chaotic environments. We were trained at Rutgers to stay focused in times of chaos during the offseason. This allowed us to stay focused after a 4 hour, triple overtime game in the Big 10 conference.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
Give me one shot and I will show you why I stand out from any other player.