LRU Spotlight: Interview with NFL hopeful, Kendal Sellers

Overview: Kendal Sellers is a defensive end who started out his career at Louisburg College before transferring to Elizabeth City State University. He is smart football player who is good against the run and has a good motor.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Kendal, during which time he told me more about his background, his personality and his overall love for football.

Kendal Sellers

Christa: For the people who do not know your story, how did you wind up choosing Elizabeth City State University?

KS: After playing two years at Louisburg College my talent was discovered by Elizabeth City State University which is now my Alma Mater.

C: When did you first fall in love with playing football?

KS: I fell in love with the game of football at the age 7 playing youth league in Albemarle, NC.

C: What would you say are your strengths and weaknesses?

KS: My strengths are being able to finish the whole game and stop the run I have a constant motor that doesn’t stop. My weakness which I’m currently working on are being a better pass rusher.

C: What separates you from the other players at your position?

KS: I work hard to develop my game for instance I work 70 hours plus a week but I still make time to enhance my talent.

C: Which current or former NFL player do you think you resemble and why?

KS: Patrick Willis is someone I can compare my game to because of the love and passion we share for it, and he played with a motor like no other. Although I’m a defensive end I can see myself playing linebacker for the right NFL team one day.

C: What has been your biggest accomplishment during your college football career?

KS: While in junior college at Louisburg I received the Bob Butler award it’s the most prestigious award given out by the football program. It exemplifies, dedication, coach ability, leadership and academic excellence. At Elizabeth City I finish in the CIAA 3rd in sacks with 2nd team accolades. My career stats for those two years were 131 tackles, 13 sacks and 31.5 tackles for a loss.

C: How have you been training this offseason?

KS: I’ve been training with former NFL/CFL player Antico Dalton. I also run hills and lift weights after my 12-13 hour shifts.

C: What can you bring to a professional football team?

KS: Energy is what I can bring to an NFL team as well leadership. I lead by example that’s how I’ve always played. Football is the game of life that has taught me so much.

C: What should people reading this interview know about you?

KS: I started out as a walk on at Louisburg College and I’ve been running since and I won’t stop until my dream is fulfilled.

Locker Room Update would like to thank Kendal Sellers for taking the time to speak with us. We wish him the best of luck as he continues his journey as an NFL prospect.

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