Octavious Davis: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Octavious Davis
School: University of Tenn-Chattanooga
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Some of my goals were being a great teammate, leader, and having an injury free year. I wanted to win a Conference Championship, and National Championship. Individual, I wanted to get All-Conference and All-American.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Versatile, Smart, Fast.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
D-1 Training here in Chattanooga.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
I’m a very instinctive player that plays with a lot of passion and energy, but also plays with discipline. I make a lot of plays from knowing where the ball is going before the play starts.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I’m a very instinctive player that play with a lot of passion and energy, but also play with discipline. I make a lot of plays from knowing where the ball is going before the play starts.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My understanding of the game, being able to retain and process information quickly is something that allows me to stand out on the field. Along with that, I’m a versatile player and I can do tasks that normally coaches won’t be comfortable with Linebackers doing. Off the field, I’m a very quiet, low maintenance guy. You won’t have to worry about any problems.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Any team that decides to give me a chance, you’re getting a player who is going to give you their all. Someone who won’t stop working to get better and will put the team first. A guy who you won’t have to worry about off the field, and will be a great ambassador for your organization.