Divine Obichere: 2023 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Divine Obichere
School: Boise State University
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
It was very important for me to win the mountain west championship/ Bowl game and also catching the eyes of NFL scouts. We came up short in the championship game again but we did win our bowl game. Which is the way I wanted to end my collegiate career… with a win and holding up a trophy with my brothers.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
My coaches and teammates would describe me as a dependable player who gets the job done when his number is called. Very talented and hard working. Never gives anyone a problem and has great character.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I tend to focus on tendencies and habits.(down and distance). For example, what stance an O lineman gets in can often determine whether it’s run or pass. How far or where the RB lines up in the backfield or even the mannerisms of the Qb.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What separates me from other prospects is my raw talent and natural feel for the game always knowing where I am supposed to be and making plays. I’m versatile and I can play any Tech I’m needed at.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I’ve been in Tampa Florida working with cliff brown and Dre of athlete innovation. We’ve been doing a lot of proday training, weights, field work, and speed training as well.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
When granted an opportunity with a team they will get a dominant/ versatile player. They also get a hardworking player and a human being that respects everyone tied to the organization. It’s all smiles and respect given whether your the janitor, trainer, coach or GM. I have no off the field troubles as well so there would be no worries of any type or character issues.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
My pitch to an NFL team is taking a chance on me will payoff. I’m sure of it. as soon I get my foot in the door I am determined to be great. The last name I carry (Obichere) mean a lot to me. I have ever intention to put that name on the map. I want to come in and be a key factor for an organization and have an impact on the community. I strive to show every young boy in my hometown there is a way out.
Can’t wait to party on the blue for one last season! #BleedBlue pic.twitter.com/z6NEC6q3N5— lN OBI WE TRUST. (@DivineObichere) January 13, 2022