Uriah Guy: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Uriah Guy
School: Southwestern Oklahoma State University
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
The most consistent and most dominate player on the field and help my team do whatever I have to do to get a win.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
It allowed me to just work on my craft even more in my technique with my trainers working with them helped me a lot in what gaining weight footwork, speed, explosion an my technique and patients and I think staying with them for almost a year helped me tremendously because I only usually get a few months with them because I have to be at school.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
They would I have a hustle that is unmatched and a player that doesn’t back down no matter the task and I do what the coach ask me to and pride my self on being consistent.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
When I’m studying film I’m watching what they like to do out of different formations, the alignment of the receivers and their tendencies as well is watching all of the different route combinations they like to run out of formations and I also watch the right tackle and left tackle because I playin the slot to and still have to be of support of the run as well depending on what coverage I’m in, but I’m watching if those lineman are down blocking or pass protecting but still being I’m pass first run later and I also look at different ways to disguise the coverage I am in and bait opposing players into making mistakes.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What separates me is that I play on the outside and play in the slot, I can cover Tight Ends and I’m willing to get in the trenches and make tackles and don’t shy away from contact when covering Tight Ends, I love the contact, I’m a physical player and watch film day in an day out I understand 90% of the game is played in your mind 10% played with your body I enjoy the process or just football weather its film working out or stepping on the field I want to do things to get me better every day.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I’m training pretty much every day with my trainers down in my home town. I believe they are going to get me to where I want to be when comes to my physical abilities as well as mental
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
One thing about me, I don’t really talk about what I’m going to do, I try to lead by example because a lot of people talk and I never really been a big talker, I just like to show you. The efforts and abilities that I believe I will bring is my toughness, effort, not giving up.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
All I can say is you’ll be getting a player that will be doing whatever he needs to help the team. All I need is a shot from a team to show them what I’m capable of and bring to the table.
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