Name: Jequaries Martin
School: Nicholls State University
Position: DE/OLB
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 245

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

My goals coming into Nicholls State for my final season was to stay healthy all season and compete at a high level.

Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?

The extra year of eligibility gave me an opportunity to get stronger, faster, quicker, and also more time to work on my craft and get ready for the NFL.

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

My coaches and teammates would say I’m a great player on and off the field. I’m a quiet person and I also take care of my responsibility whether it’s on or off the field.

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

When I’m watching film I study my opponent stance first. I look for how my opponent stance is when it’s a down block, pull block, out block etc. I also study the weak points of my opponent such as which arm is his weak arm or is he passive or aggressive.

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

I believe what separates me from other pro prospects at my position I’m a smart football player. I can play defensive end and I’m athletic and fast enough to play outside linebacker and drop in coverage at the next level.

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

My off season plans is to get my body to a 110% right after the season. Start training ASAP, my main focus will be to get fast and get in the best shape I can get in before I perform in front of NFL scouts.

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

I believe my speed will stand out to NFL and other league teams. I can rush the passer at an elite level. My speed off the ball can help NFL and other league teams.

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

I hope NFL teams see I have the talent and ability to play on Sundays. Knowing I come from a small school, I also hope NFL teams see the strengths I can bring to a defense.