Name: Khalil Young
College: Mississippi Valley State
Position: Defensive End / Outside Linebacker
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Khalil: Competitor, Finesser, and Fearless.
Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Khalil: I’ve been training at GLS Fitness. I’ll be working on performance training including combine work, field work, and weight training.
Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?
Khalil: I would compare myself to Chandler Jones because he is a forced fumble machine and he is also quick off the ball with some nice hand work.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Khalil: I look for the OT giveaways on the run and the pass, his stance will help. If he is heavy on his heels on the pass rush. How he kick backs on the pass rush. Also, I focus on if he likes to reach block or cut a lot on running situations.
Q: What separates you from other players at your position?
Khalil: I hate to lose. When I’m playing the game I love, I feel like I’m the best and no one can stop me.
Q: What kind of abilities would you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Khalil: I’ll bring strong work ethic, positive attitude, and also self confidence to a team on and off the field.
Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Khalil: I’m fast with good size, you wouldn’t want to miss out.