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Maurice Carnell IV: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Maurice Carnell IV
School: North Alabama
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 180

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

Win our conference for the 5th year in a row and win the DII National Championship! For myself, double my stats and play better than the season before.

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

Fast, Playmaker, Passionate.

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

I’ve been training at Maxim in San Diego preparing for pro day, just improving and getting better at all the combine/pro day activities. Getting bigger, faster, explosive, and stronger.

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

I look for which formations they run the most, also the teams favorite routes on certain downs and distances. I find out if the QB is left or right handed and see what’s his favorite side to throw to. I study how WRs line up on/off the ball or bottom/top of the numbers and tendencies they give away.

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

You can put me on that island or you can put me at Nickel. I will cover whoever and on either side. I come down and support the run game and just knowing tendencies and knowing the play before it happens.

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

Me being able to play Corner, Nickel, or Special Teams. My work ethic and me competing everyday. I’m very coachable and very disciplined.

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

Your going to get a Self motivated player with an eternal drive that pushes me at everything I do. A guy that never settles and always set a goal. A guy that’s going to represent the program well and make a change in the community and be a role model. You’ll get a guy that loves his job everyday. I will be coming in ready to work!

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