Jacquez Lilite: 2023 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Jacquez Lilite
School: Benedict College
Position: DT
Height: 6-0
Weight: 320

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

I wanted to bring a championship to Benedict, which had never won it before and I successfully did that with the help of my teammates.

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

I’m a Grown man in there, very powerful player and hard to stop once I get going.

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

I would watch all interior offensive linemen, they’re double teams and pass sets. My goal is to sell a story and allow myself to be efficient on creating pressure in the passing game and being disruptive in the run game.

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

I believe that many don’t have the lateral quickness that I do, at my size and power in the interior defensive line.

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

I’m training at Trench Academy in my hometown we have guys from all over in all preparing for an opportunity at the next level, having professional athletes in working with you Shane Ray ,like at your position helps you see what the game is like at the next level and helps you clean up the little things , as well as becoming an leaner athlete.

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

I’m a good football player but better man because being raised by my mother after my father passed I had to grow up faster than others and it showed me how to grind harder and let God do his work as you follow in his path.

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

I’ve been counted out my whole life, they always say he isn’t the tallest person but you can’t measure a man’s heart and I have showed us every where I went to be an unselfish player and team first. It’s always team or an individual, you want a Good leader in the trenches that’s disruptive and will need command a double.