Name: Taeson Hardin
School: College of Idaho
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I wanted Defensive player of the Year unfortunately I couldn’t get that but still was acknowledged as a First Team NAIA All American.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
They would say that im an aggressive but very smart player who always at the right place right time.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I study a lot of different things but i focus on the tendencies of the teams I face as well as the player a lot, I feel like that has helped me be pretty successful so far in my career.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What sets me apart from other players is my mental aspect of the game, I believe my understanding of the game is better than most at my position, I feel like I’m at the right place n right time better and more consistently than anyone at my position.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
My plan is there is no off-season, imma make sure my body and mental health is always where it needs to be and also stay in tune with my mental on the game. To be able to play at the professional level you gotta stay ready so you don’t have to get ready because opportunities come when you least expect them.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I think my personal and on field communication to my teammates and coaches is something I’m confident in doing on and off the field, specially in regards to being on the same page and team building.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
I am one of those players that’ll make an impact immediately on a team no matter where I’m needed, and my knowledge of the game coming in as a young player I believe will stand out and catch a lot of people’s eyes early on.