Name: Zach Glisan
School: Western Illinois
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
This past season didn’t go as planned for our team, but we stuck together through it all. We brought it everyday and never wavered from each other. I learned a lot this past season and grew closer to a lot of my teammates from all the adversity we faced.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
My coaches and teammates would say I’m a team-first player. Football is the ultimate team sport, it takes all 11 players working together, which is why I love it. The camaraderie and brotherhood you make with your teammates goes beyond football.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
When I watch film, I focus first on myself. I evaluate my technique and different ways I can improve within the defense. Then, I focus on the opposing teams players and all their tendencies/skills.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I bring a long athletic frame into the box with the ability to play run or pass.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
I am currently training with my high school trainer for my pro day.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I am a humbling player that will bring a positive and encouraging mindset to a team both on and off the field along with a great work-ethic.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
I am a team-first player that can bring a lot of versatility to an organization along with having a blue-collar mentality.