Lee Bennett: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Lee Bennett
School: Mercer University
Position: Inside Linebacker
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 230

Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?

To win a conference championship and become an All-American.

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

Athletic, Stealthy, and Savvy.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

I will be working on my running mechanics and speed for the 40 yard dash.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

I look at the weakness of the Offensive Line and think of ways to expose them in the run game.

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

My work ethic and determination.

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

The ability to take the ball away from the opposing team and the integrity of a great leader off the field.

Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

I’m a passionate player who loves the game and puts my all into it. I’ve been underrated with concerns to football ever since I could remember, but I preserved and stayed the course. With that being said, my plans are not to end my football career at the collegiate level, but to play for a professional team and excel on and off the field.

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