Ikenna Onwuasoanya: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Ikenna Onwuasoanya
School: Colorado State Pueblo
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
To play football one more time to find the love for the game again to win.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
It created the opportunity for me to find joy playing the game. My Football IQ became more experienced and advanced, also the break for my body to heal up was needed.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
That I am a very curious player, I need to know how things work so I can play hard and fast. Also that once I am bought in, I lay everything on the line to achieve the mission.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on the type of Offensive Line I am going up against, the QB I line up against, if he is mobile or a pocket QB, that dictates the pass rush I bring to the game and off course the tendencies of the team as a whole.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
My versatility to play any position on line and also being able to adapt to any coaches, being that I have played for so many coaches in my football career, the ability to still soak up new football because I am still new to the game.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Training at Bommorito Gym in Florida and also focusing a lot on my recovery state because the season was long and hard. I will be focusing more on the mental aspects of the game to understand it a lot better.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My availability and versatility, understanding the game a lot more, and being effective for any team.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
I know how to give it my all, I don’t give up, when I commit I go the whole 100 yds.