Tavares Johnson II: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Tavares Johnson II
School: Alcorn State
Position: CB
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 190

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

Accomplishing my 3rd SWAC Championship and my 5th consecutive Eastern Conference Championship.

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

Coachable, reliable, and smart.

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

Being that I’m transitioning from WR to DB, I watch film on different route combinations and formations to get used to seeing different routes develop. Also how the WR is releasing off the ball, his speed, and route discipline.

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

What separates me from other guys playing this position is my height and length. The ability to close space and make up speed.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

This off season, I’m working on size and being able to maintain my speed. Also getting out of my breaks and transitioning phase part of the game.

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

If I team took a chance on me, they are not only getting a football player, but a leader and smart individual.

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

If you need a long, rangy corner, that can back peddle & run. You have one in me.