Jack Colbath: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Jack Colbath
School: Hartwick College
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I aimed to be a leader in my conference as well as change the culture of the program I played in. I was able to be a leader in the country and conference in tackles for loss and tackles, before an injury sidelined me briefly, earning me All-Conference honors.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
Being that I am not using my extra year of eligibility I took advantage of my true senior year by showcasing my ability and leading my teams defense in a positive direction.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
I believe they would say that I am a leader who is driven and willing to sacrifice for the benefit of the team.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on any negative or positive tendencies I may have shown to eliminate/improve them through the practice week. When scouting opponents I focus on formations and plays run from them while looking for weaknesses other players have exploited.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I am a tireless worker who, given my quickness at my size, has significant potential and plenty of room to improve.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I will follow a workout regiment sculpted towards athleticism and aspects of the game to help improve my play.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I prioritize winning and am extremely driven to do what is necessary to help my team achieve that whether that be on the field, in the weight room, or watching film.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
I am a player who enjoys being coached to help my game and actively seeking ways to get better. I embrace the grind and continuously aim to outwork my competition and challenge myself.