NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Palmer White
Name: Palmer White
College: Chadron State
Position: Offensive Line
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Palmer: Smart, Aggressive, Athletic.
Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Palmer: I have been training at Six Zero Strength in Colorado with NFL VET Matt McChesney.
Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?
Palmer: Jason Spriggs, we are both athletic guys and play with that to our advantage. Plus he was a tackle at Indiana and plays a lot of guard for the Packers, I also played left tackle and looking to move inside at the next level if needed.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Palmer: I look for tendencies, defensive alignment. At tackle, I payed a lot of attention to safeties and LB alignment, they often gave away where the defensive line is going to go. I also look for defensive lines favorite moves and the type of player they are, if they’re all effort or technical.
Q: What separates you from other players at your position?
Palmer: My athleticism and growing amount of football knowledge.
Q: What kind of abilities would you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Palmer: On the field, I’m an athletic lineman who can play all five spots if needed.
Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Palmer: I’m an athletic OL that can learn quickly. I’m a low risk high reward player, all I’ve ever done with football is continue to change opinions about me. I wasn’t suppose to play college ball, even my college coaches believed I wouldn’t make it, I was a 3 year starter at LT a year and a half after being move from TE. Tell me I can’t and I’ll prove you wrong. I just need an opportunity to be great and I will put everything I have into the team.