Tavares Thomas Jr: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Tavares M. Thomas Jr
School: Middle Tennessee State
Position: RB
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 228

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

The goals I have accomplished are competing for a conference championship and became a better receiving back.

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

My coaches would say I am a hard working player that will do anything to help the team win.

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

While watching film I mainly focus on trying to identify what keys the linebackers are reading and also focus on the right zone and power steps to time up the run.

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

What separates me from the other players is that I played both sides of the ball so I am more aware of what the defense is trying to do.

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

I will maintain a great diet and challenge my body every day while making sure I give it the proper rest.

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

On the field I will bring tremendous competition and a hard nose running style and off the field I will be a leader and role model to the community with no off the field issues.

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

You will get a guy that will be more than a great football player, someone who will go the extra mile to help my team win at all cost.