One player not to sleep on during this seasons draft is UNLV, CB Quinton Pointer. Check out his Q/A with Scott Porter as he discusses his future.
Scott Porter: What do you feel are your greatest strengths?
Quinton Pointer: My greatest strength is my mind I have the ability to push myself pass that wall all athletes hit at some point and keep going. To me most of football is mental. How far are you willing to push yourself when everybody around tells you that is enough or when your body try to tell you to stop. Also being physical I like to give the hits as much as possible rather then receive them.
Scott Porter: What are your goals for the NFL?
Quinton Pointer: My first goal is to make the active roster then from there help my team bring back a championship trophy.
Scott Porter: Talk about your experience at UNLV, what important things did you learn and how did it help you?
Quinton Pointer: My experience at UNLV was a good i do not regent anything about it. The most important thing I learned besides life itself is the game of football. My first three season there I only knew my responsibilities as a corner, but when the new coaching staff came in my position coach JD Williams taught me the game of football as a whole. I knew what everybody on the defense was suppose to do every play and why they did it. This help me to play faster and become a better player.
Scott Porter: What hobbies do you have off the field?
Quinton Pointer: I do not have many hobbies I’m usually at home watching TV. I do like to pick up a basketball every now and then.
Scott Porter: What areas of your game are you working on right now to become a better NFL player?
Quinton Pointer:Right now I am working on bettering myself in every aspect of the game with a focus on my footwork. One can never do enough work on anything I am always trying to get better.
Scott Porter: Who has been your biggest influence throughout your career?
Quinton Pointer: Definitely my mom everything I have accomplish is because of her every stepping stone I have cross I did from my drive to make her happy.
Scott Porter: What type of person is an NFL team getting in Quinton Pointer?
Quinton Pointer: A all around hard worker on and off the field. I am a guy that can do a lot of different things for a team. Playing corner is only touching the surface. I am guy a team can depend on off and on the field. I never give up and I am always looking to get better.
Scott Porter: What advice would you have for a player in your shoes that is starting his college football career?
Quinton Pointer: Stay focus and know why you are going to college. Most guys loose focus from all the distractions that come along with the game, but if you work hard, stay focus, and learn the game of football you can be very success in this game. Also remember this is a mental game you can only go as far as your mind will take you.