Name: Taylor Merritt
School: Southern
Position: P
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 210

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

I set a goal to work as hard I can everyday and not have any regrets as far as not working hard enough. I did just that and can honestly say I worked as hard as I could.

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

They would say I’m a very hard worker, a team player, and that have a positive mindset.

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

Usually I focus on my drop and my steps. Those are my most critical factors I try to focus on to improve my game.

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

I feel like my work ethic separates me from others at my position.

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

I plan on training with Pro Power Source to work on my strength and explosiveness. I plan on work with some kicking coaches to work on my punting.

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

I feel like I can put hang time on the ball to allow, my coverage team to get down the field, I also can be a leader on and off the field.

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

You should take a chance on me because I will outwork anyone else in the room and will lead with my actions, on and off the field. As a punter, I feel I can set my coverage team up for success. I also can hold for right/left footed kickers.

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