Name: Anthony Rooney 
School: Denison University
Position: FS
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185

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

Goals I set for this season was to make all conference and put the team in best position to win our conference. I was able to accomplish my personal goal by getting 2nd team but we fell just short of our team goal.

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

My coaches and teammates would say I’m a smart player that knows the ins and outs of the entire defense. I’m a reliable player as well when it comes to crunch time.

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

When studying film I try to focus more on my feet see what I need to do better when attacking certain angles. I also look for tendencies from QBs RBs and Receivers to try and put myself in the best position possible to make plays.

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

What separates me from other prospects is my athletic ability as well as my instincts to put myself in the best position to make plays for our team. You see someone who never gives up on a play and always gives his best effort as well.

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

My off-season plan is to get stronger and faster. I’m looking to put on about 10 pounds in order to not have it effect my speed on the field.

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

I bring a lot of knowledge and instincts that I’ve developed over the years of playing. I’m someone who knows his assignment and others. I have an ability to react on the fly to if needed when things don’t go as planned.

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

My final pitch is I’m a reliable player that steps up his level of play in the biggest of games. Someone who is always looking to make a play and win at all costs.