Kendall Thomas
Southern Connecticut state university

Q: How did you get started playing football?

I started playing football at the age of 7 the reason why was because my aunt had her son playing football first so she told my mom why not put me and my brother on the same team.

Q: What separates you from all the other athletes trying to become a professional?

My dedication to the game and the time I spent on becoming stronger and faster then anyone I’m up against. I compete no matter who I’m facing, I’m going to win.

Q: Tell us about your college choice, career and what the recruiting process was like. 

My College choice wasn’t a hard one to make because I always wanted to play with my older brother. We’re 2 Years apart and for his senior year in college I chose to go to the same school he went to.

Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

To say that I truly played with the best group of players I ever met. To be able to learn from one another and to compete day in I am thankful for them because I wouldn’t be the type of player I am today.

Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff?

The most important thing a coach ever taught me was to respect the game and my opponent but at the same time compete to my heart content.

Q: What is/was your biggest challenge and how do/did you manage it?

The start of my college career I ended up taking the junior college route and It wasn’t easy. There was numerous times I was distracted and had blamed myself for it. But God showed me that obstacles is nothing more than a lesson you need to benefit from and I was able to find that strength to overcome it.

Q: What is your biggest strength or X factor that you bring to a professional team? 

My biggest strength I bring to the game is my speed because in this game speed kills. I would say Im a 4.2, 4.3 type of guy.

Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?

The most influential person in my life goes to my mother. No matter what happens she’ll be there for me.

Q: What are your goals with football? If football does not work out, then what?

My goals for football is to make a name for myself and if football doesn’t work out then I’ll be looking for my results on my fire fighter exam.

Q: How did you prepare for the National Scouting Combine and what are your expectations?

I started preparing back in the end of September and it’s been non stop at working out and getting that advantage. My expectations are to outshine and stand out amongst my group.

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?

My ultimate achievement would be getting inducted into the hall of fame. I know it won’t be easy.

Q: If you have to compare yourself to a current pro player, who would it be and why?

A current player I would compare myself to would be tyreik hill from The Kansas City Chiefs. Were about the same size and speed and is able to make a play

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