NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Jareid Combs

Name: Jareid Combs
College: North Texas
Position: Outside Linebacker / Defensive End
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 255
Ran a 4.6 40 at UNT’s Pro Day

Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?

Jareid: Fast, Relentless, Powerful.

Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?

Jareid: I have been training since a week after my last college game, but I have been training at a place called Velocity with my trainer Donald Driver. I also have been going to Exos a training facility to work on specific position drills.

Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?

Jareid: I would say Khalil Mack, because I am very versatile, I can play OLB really well and rush the passer from there, but also I can drop into coverage. I also can play defensive end and put my hand in the dirt and get after the QB.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?

Jareid: I focus on the down and distance and what the teams tendencies are, I also watch the offensive lineman to see if they give away run or pass.

Q: What separates you from other players at your position?

Jareid: What separates me from others is that I am fast for my size and I am just as good at pass rush as I am in the run game. I am also a sideline to sideline player and am great on special teams.

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

Jareid: What I would bring to the team is that I am a great team player on and off the field, I also am a great leader and try to better the players around me so that the team gets better as a whole rather than being selfish.

Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

Jareid: I am one of the hardest workers you will ever meet. I know that I went to a smaller school, but I stepped up when we played the bigger SEC schools, and I know I can compete with the best, when you give me an opportunity, I will not let you down.

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