Garrett Hughes: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Garrett Hughes
School: University of New Mexico
Position: Defensive End/Outside Linebacker
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 245

Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?

​Some of my goals heading into my senior season would include winning the mountain west championship, and leading the league in sacks!

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

Dominant, Flashy, Quick.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

I trained with TCR sports performance in California for my draft and pro opportunities.

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

What separates me from other players is that I want to be the best regardless of how long the process will take to become the best. I truly believe in working hard. I have never been a guy who was at the top of the charts, always had to work harder than everyone to get there!

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

Some strengths and abilities I will bring to a team on and off the field would be that off the field I am a really genuine, caring guy who loves to help others, whether it be at a homeless shelter or someone who is just simply in need, while on the field I am willing to do whatever it takes to help the team win while giving my all each and every play.

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

My final pitch would be that I have a lot to offer any team that will take a chance on me. I am hardworking and willing to do whatever the team needs me to do. Every single day I will come in and give my all! I have complete confidence in myself and my ability and I can’t wait to get an opportunity.