Bison defensive end signee Logan McCormick wants to give back to the game of football after his career is over

Kimberly (Wis.) defensive end and new NDSU signee Logan McCormick is the latest Bison to sign in the 2017 class and he went in-depth with the to share more about his reasons to sign with North Dakota State. What is your current height and weight? What weight would the NDSU staff like you to report at this summer?

Logan McCormickI'm 6'2" 235 lbs and they told me I don't need to put on much more until I get there. What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

LM: Individual goals, I would just like to get better every single day for as long as I'm there. By the end of my career I will hopefully become a good football player. Team goals, I hope to win some conference championships and see if we can keep the tradition of a successful program at NDSU. What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?

LM: The thing I want to work on the most this spring is getting in good condition before I head to camp to make sure that I'm ahead of the game and ready to go. What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?

LM: I'm looking forward to coming out of that tunnel on game day with all the fans being as loud as they can be and playing for the guys next me. What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?

LM: I chose NDSU because it was a good fit for me. I come from a successful program in high school and NDSU is at the top tier of their level and it just felt like home to me. What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?

LM: As of right now I have no enemies in the conference, but I think the biggest game and rivalry for me will be SDSU. Just because of all the tradition and competition of the game it will always be a fun one I will want to win. Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?

LM: I'm ready to enroll. If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

LM: In 10 years or after my career I see myself being a coach. Ever since I was young I have had the ability to lead and these past few years the coaches I've grown up with have really affected me in a way that I want to do the same for other people and I think coaching is the best option for me. What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

LM: I want to play for this staff because they truly care about the players as people first. They all put in a bunch of work and it's the players duty to do as much as they can to do what they were coached to do What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?

LM: I was surprised with how many people are so interested in all of the recruiting. I remember being at a game early in the year and there were fans who knew who I was and where I came from, and I think that's when I realized that Fargo is a special place filled with special people. What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?

LM: I expect to play Defensive End in the future, and they said I could maybe play inside if I am able to put on weight but that's in the future. What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

LM: The coaches have talked to me a lot about my leadership and how they think I can be a good leader for my class as well as the team in the future, and they think that I can be a good defensive end in the pass and run game. Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?

LM:  I have had some communication with other players in a group message, but little one on one. I've got to know them a little bit and they seem like a great group of guys. What player do you model your game after and why?

LM:  All my life I modeled my play after my brother because I knew that he was a good football player and was respected through our team, and as I've grown through high school I've added my own techniques and strengths to what he taught me from when I was still learning as an underclassmen.

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