Name: AJ Howard
School: Appalachian State
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Winning a Conference Championship and being a great leader for my team.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Fast, Smart, Tough.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I’m going to train hard and smart. Going to focus on training to be the best version of myself.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When watching film, I watch body language, splits, speed, concepts, and whatever the offense may be trying to manipulate.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
What separates me from others is studying of film, extra field work, effort getting to the ball, and attention to detail.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Young leadership and a great attitude.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I’m a Defensive Back who can play anywhere in the defensive backfield, whether it’s Corner, Safety, Nickel, or Dime. I’m a high IQ and high motor guy ready to do whatever it takes to help a team win.