Name: Noel Reid
School: Northern Colorado
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I wanted to first be the player my team counted on, I wanted to be a leader that my teammates look up to especially my linebacker brothers. I wanted to share the knowledge and show them the path to success.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
They would say I’m a hard working athlete that hates to lose. Versatile in a lot of ways. My coaches probably would say my instincts and athletic ability. My teammates would say my athletic ability as well, but also my physicalness. Other than that they would say I’m a leader on and off the field. I do things the right way and set examples for others to follow.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on my initial steps, my pad level, and hand placement. My mistakes, my weaknesses, and things other teams may do to try to defend me.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
Speed, instincts, physicalness and coverage. Running sideline to sideline. My willingness and consistency to do whatever it takes to win.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
My plan is to increase speed even more. Mostly work on my weakness. All drills at pro day is what I’ll be doing over and over until I get my results I’m looking for.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I would say both on and off the field would have to be my discipline and consistency. On the field this would show up in doing my job play after play and being in the spot I’m supposed to.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
“I just need an opportunity to perform and show what I can do.”