Joe Gaiter: What do you have to offer an NFL team?
Christopher McNeill: I
feel that I am a student of the game and that I have a unique eagerness
to learn more. In order to accomplish that I plan to work hard and do
whatever is necessary to be successful at the next level. I also feel
that I am a good teammate and that I am very coachable.
Joe Gaiter: What is your motivation for playing football?
Christopher McNeill: To support my family and because I love the game.
Joe Gaiter:What will you miss most about playing at University of Wyoming?
Christopher McNeill: I will miss the game day atmosphere at War Memorial Stadium and competing with my teammates every Saturday.
Joe Gaiter:What are some things that you learned from your college football experience?
Christopher McNeill: How important a family type atmosphere really is. When adversity presents itself, all you really have is yourself and the people with you to overcome it.
Joe Gaiter: Why should an NFL team draft you?
Christopher McNeill: I’m reliable, coachable, hard working, and I’m driven to improve in some way every day.
Joe Gaiter:What will you miss most about your school?
Christopher McNeill: The relationships that I built with my coaches and teammates.
Joe Gaiter:What are the keys for someone to successfully play your position?
Christopher McNeill: Route running, Catching ability, BIg play potential, Attitude, and of course Confidence (Swagger).
Joe Gaiter:Do you have a backup plan if you don’t get drafted?
Christopher McNeill: I’m looking forward to getting my degree in Communication so hopefully something in that field. I’m also doing my best to network and see what connections I can acquire in order to somehow get into the sports analyst/ broadcasting field.
Joe Gaiter: What player in the NFL has your style of play?
Christopher McNeill: I feel like everything that makes me as a receiver has come from trying to emulate other receivers. I always take coaching points, but if I see something in the film room or on TV that I think might work, I always practice it so that I can eventually go for it. I hope to one day be a reliable target and someone the quarterback looks to in order to get first downs such as Wes Welker or Reggie Wayne.
Joe Gaiter: What are your biggest strengths on the field?
Christopher McNeill: Route Running, Catching Ability, and Coverage Recognition.