Edward Wright Jr: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Edward Wright Jr
School: LaGrange College
Position: Defensive Line
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
My goals heading into my final collegiate season WERE to dominate every one of my opponents that I played against every Saturday. My second goal was to win the conference. My third goal was to be the best I could be every day to elevate my game performance.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Physical, Destructive, Smart.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I will be working with a professional speed and fitness trainer at one of the best facilities in Lagrange, GA. I am really looking forward to working with him. I trust and believe that he will have me ready to perform when the time comes.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Watching film, I’m looking at my opponent’s stance during pass and running plays. I’m also looking at what kind of formations my opponents offense is in, for example Whether their in 11, 12, or empty personal, that helps me understand if my opponent is going to pass or run in these certain formations. Also, I look at what kind of plays the offense does in certain situations based on down and distance.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
My ability to play any position on the Defensive Line and my hard work and dedication. I’m always trying to focus on my weaknesses more than my strengths.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I have great character and leadership to bring to the team. I will do whatever it takes to get the job done and play any role that the team needs me to play to put the team in the best situation to win, it’s called unselfishness.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I am an underdog with the heart of a lion looking for a great opportunity. I promise I’m your best lottery pick.