Raymond Chase Jr: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Raymond Chase Jr
School: Limestone
Position: C, G, T
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 320

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

•NEFC 1st team All-Conference (Guard) 2015
•NEFC 2nd team All-Conference (Center) 2016
•JUCO Gridiron top 50 guard 2015

Q: What would your coaches say about the type of player you are?

Every one of my coaches will tell you that I’m the type of player that’s always giving his very best and then some. The type of player that no matter if we are up in a game or down he’s running on and off the field with his head up high. My coaches will also tell you that I’m very versatile and can play all positions on the Oline at the collegiate level I’m currently at.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?

When I study film I look at the defense as a whole and then individual players. I evaluate the defensive lines strengths and weaknesses and each move they use. If they are a pass rusher or run stopper. Regardless of how they play their game, I study film to always be two steps ahead of each opponent. And will always have something to back myself up if they do anything unexpected.

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

What separates me from others at my position is my will to be the “hammer”, my quickness and my versatility. And my football IQ. I’m able to adapt to any type of offensive play style and execute it. When it comes to getting up field I can reach second level defenders quickly. And I actually love being the underdog.

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

Strengths I will bring to a team on the field is “setting the tone”. I’m a player that will always hit first and “set the tone” for other players around me. If somebody was to go down in practice or a game I’m the guy that will go in unafraid and overcome the adversity. If they wanted me to move over and play a completely different position I won’t complain but I will give my absolute best and finish the job. I am a great leader verbally as well. I love to motivate people on and off of the field. Off the field I consider myself a locker room guy as well. I like to see others smile and I hate when people are feeling down. Community service is well stretched with me. I will always give no matter where I’m at in the world.

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

If you want a positive guy on and off the field. A hardworking athlete. One who can learn and be versatile that has the grit and love for this game, then I’m that person. When it comes to putting in the work to be the best there is, then there’s no doubt that I’m that type of person. Nasty with a smile.