Xavier Lane: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Xavier Lane
School: Missouri State
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I set my goal high and some was just a game away, but the only goal I had that was accomplished was to put up best number I ever had in college.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
Well when I got in the transfer portal at the end of season from WKU, I knew I had a head start before going into my next journey to get myself together. Me not being on able to have a spring with a team because of COVID, immediately put me in pursuit to get better! I took the whole spring day by day perfecting my craft, getting my body healthy and in shape for season.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
I’ll let them leave that comment lol. But definitely a hard worker, encourager, leader, reliable and a Brother.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
Learning my opponent techniques, watching for key indicators in the secondary to use to my advantage on coverages. Also Studying what defenses do in certain downs & situation.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
My competitive spirt, dedication, hard work and commitment!
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Still trying to figure that out officially. I’m Currently still looking for an agent while maintaining in weight room and on field in hometown.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Motivation, enthusiasm, a spark, reliable, game changer!
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
All I need is a chance.