David Tolentino Jr: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: David Tolentino Jr
School: Grand View University
Position: DB/ATH
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 183

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

The goals I set for myself were to dominate & enjoy my final collegiate season as much I as can. Aimed for 5 or more INT’s & accomplished that.

Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?

I believe I took full advantage of this extra year to study the game & advancing in every aspect of the game from my body to learning different coverages & schemes to put myself in a better situation to make a play.

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

My coaches & teammates would describe me as great player but a better person. A player who is first on the field & one of the last ones to leave. A player whose always wanting to learn & put in the extra work.

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

During film things I focus on is my errors in my technique & what/how I could’ve of done more efficiently to put myself in a better situation to make a play. Also, studying my Opponents from how they leave their huddle to their every play tendencies.

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

What separates me is the way I attack the ball in the air. Strongly believe my transition from WR to DB has played a crucial role on how I can pinpoint the ball & high-point it, as well as get in & out of my breaks.

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

Off-Season preparation will be at EXOS (Carlsbad, CA).

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

My strengths & abilities I will bring on & off the field is my energy & love for the game. I want to inspire & learn from any & everyone I can. I want a connection w/ every teammate & staff member.

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

I want to get you that ball & put the offense back on the field. Ready to be apart of any organization & give you guys & the fans everything I have.