La’Kel Bass: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: La’Kel Bass
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
To dominate every game. Help lead my team to a Conference USA championship and become an All-American.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Relentless, Smart, Consistent.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I’ve been improving my speed and lateral movement while working with my strength and conditioning coach Ryan Filo.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
As a Linebacker, I would look at the alignment and the formation first. I would look for player’s tendencies while evaluating different formations. Players I study the most are Offensive Lineman, Quarterbacks, and Running Backs.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
My work ethic, passion, mental acuity, leadership, and instincts.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My effort, passion, leadership, instincts, and physical ability. I’m trust worthy and I understand what it means to become a pro. Being early and consistent is key. With consistent action creates consistent results. I understand off the field I am a reflection of myself and the organization that I represent.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I am a football player that’s a leader and winner. Every place I have played, whether it’s New Mexico Military, Hutchison, or University of Texas San Antonio, I have been at the top of the charts in my conference and on my team. By choosing La’Kel Bass, you will get a winner. Ask any of my coaches, they would say I am driving, mentality motivated, and accountable.