Donte Rowell: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Donte Rowell
School: Lakeland University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Be a 1st team All-Conference Defensive Back, lead the team in total tackles, and win a playoff game.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Three words that will describe my style of play are athleticism, relentlessness, and competitive.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Continue to train my mind as well as my body to focus on becoming the best version of me that I can be.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When studying film, I look for the tendencies that the offense shows in certain formations and the personnel that they use.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
What separates me is my ability to form relationships with whoever I’m playing with, I consider myself a team player, and the communicator of the defense.
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 person that looks to effect the environment that I am in, on and off the field. Looking to be good in whatever I do.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I wasn’t recruited that much out of high school, was given a shot at Lakeland and made the best of it. That’s all I need is a shot, you give me a shot and I will show you that it was not a waste.