Name: Hunter Sallila
School: Merrimack
Position: OL
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 296

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

My goals going into my senior year we’re to show that I can dominate competition even being from a small school, but more so taking my team and bringing out the max potential. This year we were a young team and ended up winning our last 4 out of 5 games and ending on a high note.

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

Physical, high football IQ, relentless, leader.

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

I focus on my footwork, hand placement, and the technique that the defensive player uses. I also focus on the defense as a whole to see tendencies and how they react to certain plays and techniques other players use.

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

My physicality is what separates me from the rest of the players at my position. My ability to climb defenders and finish at the point of attack. My run blocking ability as a whole as showcased in my highlights. Also, my ability to recognize fronts and defenses and seeing what’s going to happen before it happens.

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

I will train at my school, Merrimack College, and with a local trainer in preparation for the draft.

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

My leadership and my ability to adapt to coaching and position changes. In college I played RG, RT, and LT. My sophomore and junior season, I would start at RG and also play RT throughout the game moving back and forth.

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

I’ve started every game of my college career, 42 straight, and have played 3 different positions on the OL with the ability to play all 5. I’m projected to play G or C at the next level, but I will play any position on the field including special teams to help my team win.