Richard Sheler: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Richard Sheler
School: Findlay
Position: S
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 200

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?

To come back from an injury causing the loss of my initial senior season coming to a new team wanting to contribute immensely right away.

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

They would say I’m one of the toughest players they’ve ever known or coached and very coachable.

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

When studying film I focus on the base calls of the defense and what I would be reading for each play. Once I go through my read on the film I mentally go through the play of where I should be positioned and how I would be attacking.

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

What separates me from other prospects at my position is the pure aggression, instinct, and coachability that I have. You can’t teach two of those, and the third one helps players reach a higher level.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

Build my body up stronger than it was the previous season. Always looking to get better since there is no staying the same.

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

I am a charismatic person who is very likeable and trustworthy by teammates and coaches. I have always been a player that has instilled confidence in my teammates and trust in my coaches.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?

My final pitch to NFL or any other pro league is that with me I am a very versatile defensive player who has played Corner, Nickel, Box safety, and Post safety as primary positions. Very coachable and, moldable to whatever system is in place defensively with the team. Cannot go wrong with the intangibles that I possess and have been told I have.