NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Kiante Northington

Name: Kiante Northington
College: Eastern Kentucky
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 185

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

Kiante: Finesse, Instinct, and confidence.

Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?

Kiante: I’m going to push myself to new limits because I know getting to play professional football isn’t easy and opportunities like these don’t happen everyday.

Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?

Kiante: Tyrann Mathieu because he can play anywhere in the secondary and I can as well.

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

Kiante: When studying, I look at receiver splits, different formations, and QB tendencies.

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

Kiante: What separates me is I play with instinct and technique.

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

Kiante: The abilities that would stand out is that I’m a high character guy, can blend in well with different groups of people, and I can learn a playbook fast.

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

Kiante: The final pitch I would sell is that I’m a play maker and I can play every position in the secondary.

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