Jake Wood: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Jake Wood
School: Nichols
Position: WR/RB/RS
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 200

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?

Over 500 Receiving yards, all conference player, Senior Captain (Leadership).

Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?

Coaches and teammates love my leadership and paying attention to detail. A player that would give everything they got for his players and coaches.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?

Always looking to get better in watching film. My drive phase off the ball, hand combat, and my route running making sure I am hitting the right depths for the timing of the route. Also looking for minor details that will make me a better player.

Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?

What separates me is my 5 star work ethic. May not be the fastest nor the biggest, but my work ethic makes up for it. Also being a great locker room guy and being that leader that I hope to be one day.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

Training at Exceed SPF in Westboro, Mass. I have been training here for the past three years working on my strength and speed. This training facility is one of the best in the state of Mass. and the trainers are experienced with pro day training. They have football background one played at Bentley University and the other played at Lafayette.

Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

What I can bring to the table is that I can be a versatile player. I have experience playing Running back catching out of the backfield, Slot & Outside Receiver, and Return Specialist (Kick Return) can also do Punt Return. Off the field I will be a great leader in the community as well. Being able to connect with a community is something special to me.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?

You will get the best version of me both athletically and professionally. I will act as a professional on and off the field being a great role model to younger athletes. You will be getting everything I got to be able to live out a dream that I have always imagined.