Malachi Newell: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Malachi Newell
What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
Goals I set and accomplished my senior season, was 1st team all conference, win PSAC and make playoffs, which we fell short of the last two.
Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?
That spring season we got to play and it helped me stay in football shape and kept me sharp being around the game.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
Malachi is a good guy not just teammate, hardest worker on the team and very instinctive.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
Depending on if I’m watching myself or my opponent, I watch the things I need to work on whether it’s my steps or using my hands better, if I’m watching my opponent, I just watch out for little tips an repeat actions.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I’m sideline to sideline, can run with any RB an TE, also can fill holes and get off blocks.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Workout with my trainer on the areas I feel that will make me stand out, get bigger, stronger, faster.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My energy and my sideline to sideline mentality, I will line up anywhere and get the job done. I can play everywhere on special teams.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
You are getting an athlete that can play multiple positions, fly sideline to sideline, and a second to none work ethic.