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David Elder: 2024 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: David Elder
School: Ottawa University
Position: WR/RS
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?

My goals were to be an all-American receiver and return specialist, I achieved 2nd all-conference.

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

I believe my coaches and teammates would say that I am an ambitious player, with great explosiveness and a positive attitude. I think my coaches would also bring up my physicality when it comes to blocking.

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

When I watch the film the main things I see that I can improve on is my technique, and fine-tuning the way I run routes against certain coverages.

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

What separates me from the prospects at my position is my ability to puss through adversity, and be a selfless player, which I believe is essential at receiver. I also believe my elusiveness, explosiveness, and ball carrier vision separate me from other players.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

My offseason training consists of Phase 1 (elite training facility) speed/conditioning and strength workouts 5-6 days a week.

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

I bring the ability to make explosive plays as a receiver and return specialist, off the field and bring a natural optimistic and positive attitude that will represent the team and league in a positive manner.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?

My final pitch is choosing me as a new attribute to the team, you’ll gain not only a good representation on the field but off the field as well. I am an extremely hard worker and have a tremendous amount of love for the game that allows to embrace the little things that most players don’t. All I need is an opportunity to show what I can do.

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