Name: DeKeivis Perry
School: Austin Peay State University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
A few of my goals before the season were to become an All-Conference DB, lead the team in INT’s, and be the best DB in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
A few words to describe my style of play would be smart, aggressive, and passionate.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
This offseason, I’ll be training 6 days a week with coach Chris Laskowski. He played in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. Working on speed, agility, strength, and my knowledge of the game.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
The things that I focus on when watching film are common tendencies. Such as, breaking points on routes, formations, signals, moves off the line, and several other cues.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
The things that separates me from other players in my position are my heart, I will not be outworked, and I pay close attention to detail.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I believe my best strength is the fact that I am a leader. I bring passion, trust, and accountability. These qualities seem to rub off on my teammates, which has made us all push one another.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
My final pitch to the NFL and pro league scouts would be that I’ve been waiting on this moment my entire life and the work that I’ve put in is only a glimpse of what you’ll get. I’m willing to play on special teams and anywhere else on the field that I’m needed.