Tyneil Cooper: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Tyneil Cooper
School: Dixie State University
Position: Cornerback/Nickle/Kick Returner/Punt Returner
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 180

Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?

To be the best player I can be on and off the field and help the younger guys, seeing we had a young team.

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

Fast, Lockdown, and Physical.

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

Work harder than ever I’ve been doing since I was 6 years old.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

Strength and weaknesses, what my opponents like to do, and what they might try and do to me.

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

My versatility. I’m a lockdown corner who can play outside or inside and having a good football IQ.

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

Off the field, I’m a great guy who enjoys having fun and laughter and believe that giving back to the less fortunate and dropping wisdom to the youth on life is something I look forward to. On the field, it’s strictly business in between the lines and perfecting my craft to the best of my abilities.

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

I’m a guy who shows up to work everyday ready to learn and get better, no matter the circumstances.

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