Name: Richard Souffrant
School: The University of Charleston
Position: LB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 230

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season? 

Goals that I set for myself that I later accomplished was to make sure that I leave it all on the field every game and be able to handle adversity in any situation.

Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?

My coaches and teammates would say that I play with a lot of passion and that I am a true competitor and a great leader as well.

Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?

When I watch film study the tackles quick step stance in the pass vs what it may look like in the run. I also look at hand placement to see what pass rush moves will most likely work. When I watch film I also look at if the team is the type to run to the TE or opposite. This helps give me play faster having play recognition.

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

What separates me from other pro prospects is my versatility I am able to rush the passer and drop back in coverage and man up.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

My offseason plan is to start training for my pro day and to find representation as soon as possible. I also plan attending multiple bowl games and to stay ready.

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

Strengths that I will bring to a team is that I am a player that you can move around in many different positions where on defense or special teams. Another strength that I have is that I will always push the person in front of me or behind to be great.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?

My final pitch to the pro teams is that you are choosing a player that plays with passion and is hardworking when the lights are on and off. I have gone through adversity many times and know how to handle situations. And with any opportunity you give me I will try my hardest to get the best at it.