Name: Kevin Toote
School: Pace University
Position: C
Height: 6-2
Weight: 300

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

I set the goal of winning the conference this year which we unfortunately fell short of. I also set the goal for myself of winning offensive lineman of the year which I did achieve.

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

My coaches and teammates would tell you that I am a dependable guy who gives his best in every situation. They would also tell you that I don’t make excuses and that you won’t hear me complain.

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

Firstly, I focus on my first step whether it be in the pass or run. Then, I focus on my hand placement and body position throughout the rep.

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

Being a shorter guy with a natural understanding of leverage has given me strong ability to maintain the control of the defender. I also have quick feet that allow me to execute every block effectively with efficiency. Lastly, my grip strength has always been my secret weapon that allows me to dominate defenders in the hand fight.

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

I plan the begin pro day training very soon to make sure I can maximize my potential when the time comes. I will also continue do develop my offensive line skills to prepare for future bowl games.

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

First and foremost a team will be getting a true competitor who will make those around him better. A team will be getting a smart guy both on and off the field who knows how to listen and what questions to ask. A team will also be getting someone who is genuine and always shows up as themselves and can also relate to anyone.

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

I’ve been underrated my entire life and I continue to prove everyone wrong. I know that I will do the same thing during this chapter of my life.