Josh Forrest: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Josh Forrest
School: Tusculum
Position: OLB/ MLB
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 230

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

To help my defense be the best in the conference and be top 25 in the nation.

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


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

First I’ll watch my opponents film on the two days before practice to see the tendencies of the O Linemen, also I watch the RBs and if they have multiple QBs so I can know what plays they like to run when they have certain players in the game. Then I watch my practice film as well through the week to critique my footwork and technique.

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

I can do it all, from Rushing the passer to filling gaps in the run game as well as dropping in coverage.

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

Working out twice a day at my school and eating a balanced diet as well as trying to increase my pass rushing abilities.

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

Being a difference maker on the field and standing out with my passion and leadership, and being a guy that stays out of trouble and doing the right things off the field.

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

I can play whatever I need to play to help the team win, special teams or starter, doesn’t matter to me as long as we are winning.