West Virginia defensive lineman Dante Stills is worked up for the subsequent chapter.
After 5 productive seasons in Morgantown the place he appeared in 59 video games and set a program report for tackles for loss with 52.5, Stills is presently making an attempt his hand on the NFL Draft Process. That has included a formidable efficiency on the Combine after which making one other optimistic impression at his Pro Day.
The son of former NFL go rusher Gary Stills, the Fairmont native is now trying to make his personal mark however that’s to not say there aren’t some nerves.
“The unknown stresses you out. The Shrine Bowl and the Combine have been lengthy weeks. This might be the 2 longest weeks I’ve had on this course of with loads of conferences and movie,” he stated.
Stills relied totally on the numbers he posted on the Combine at his Pro Day occasion however did need to present that he may enhance on his bench press totals and did so by throwing up 26 reps of 225-pounds. He additionally demonstrated what he may do on the soccer subject as properly.
“I undoubtedly confirmed them I’m able to get these excessive reps. I’m capable of transfer round and bend,” he stated.
On high of the mix testing, Stills additionally believes he has confirmed what he can do on movie and goes although the interview course of answering any questions which are wanted.
Stills plans to spend Draft weekend surrounded by his household however the journey to get to that time has been one which he received’t quickly neglect. He has spoken or met with representatives from a number of NFL groups and has addressed various completely different subjects comparable to his background to weekends in Morgantown.
One optimistic for Stills is that he can depend on the recommendation of his brother Darius who only a few brief years in the past traversed this course of and spent a while on the NFL degree.
Stills is having fun with the method with the draft quickly approaching and has talked with loads of groups comparable to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco and extra.
“It’s only a lot,” he stated.