Cody Rudy: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Cody Rudy
School: Ball State University
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I focused on becoming a well-rounded football player. I got better not only blocking in the run-game, but also as target to throw to with good hands.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
I used my multiple years of playing experience to my advantage. My mental part of the game gave me most of the successes I found on the field along with an extra year of strength and conditioning.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
I believe that my coaches and teammates would say that I am very tough, mentally and physically, and that it shows in the weight room, meeting room, and also on the field.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on the mental part of the game and what other defenses like to do in certain situations.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I feel very confident saying that I have played more snaps at my position (fullback) than almost any other prospect coming out of college.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Currently I am training for pro-day. I am focusing mainly on my speed, quickness, and overall body composition.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I will bring my work hard work, dedication, and love for the game to any team. My mental and physical toughness will be on display every day.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
I play a unique position that is not a very glamorous position. But I play it with pride, toughness, and enthusiasm. I have always loved playing the game and will do everything I can in order to play it as long as possible.
View Film: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i21rsn3eiz52cg8/Video%20Jan%2028%2C%206%2005%2049%20PM.mp4?dl=0