Maurice Chandler: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Maurice Chandler
School: Arizona State University
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 192

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

Some of my goals heading into my final collegiate season was to show dominance across the PAC-12. Also to become Defensive PAC-12 player of the year.

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

Smart ,Fearless, Confident.

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

I have prepared this offseason for the draft with proper film study knowing when and where to be in places dealing with my coverage, countless amounts of hip mobility and footwork, endurance training, eye and hand coordination training, and public speaking.

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

When studying film, I look at formations how many RBs and WRs there are to know what personnel the opposing team comes out in to recognize the favorable plays ran out of the formations. I also look at WR splits for certain routes that like to be ran, and WR and RB splits, in case for motion.

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

Things that separate me from other players in my position is ability to recognize certain tendencies by offenses, my drive to become the best I can be dealing with the knowledge and the technique standpoint of the game.

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

Things that will standout for a team on the field is my ability to make those around me a better player and bringing competitive spirits everyday to practice and drills and thrive on gaining knowledge everyday from peers and coaches.
Off The field, positives I have is the ability to become a marketable face for the program, people skills, also the out the box outlook, I have ideas to market. Also, I’m a low profile player when it comes to off field trouble.

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

My final pitch to ALL NFL teams is that I am I smart, technique sound player that brings life and energy to every player and coach around me. I also bring the competitive spirit to keep my fellow teammates on their feet no matter what year a player is in the organization. I don’t believe in the number a years a player has to be to become the best in that position. Everyday is an opportunity to move up in the starting position, no mater the contract.