Name: Malachi Woody
School: Gannon University
Position: DL
Height: 6-1
Weight: 305

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

I wanted to be 1st All-Conference and I wanted to help turn my program around to have a winning season, which I was able to accomplish both earning 1st Team All-PSAC and finishing the season 8-3.

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

I’m a gritty player, never backing down from a challenge. I want to win at all costs, putting my wants to the side for the betterment of the team. I would hope they would say I was consistent on and off the field. Great person and loved his teammates.

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

Watching film, I try my best to stay consistent with my first step and initial punch off the line of scrimmage.

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

My ability to play the head up 0 to the 5 tech. I’m able to be both dominant in the run game and pass game from anywhere on the line.

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

I’m focusing on my explosiveness and mobility because that’s the biggest difference from being good and great at the next level. The best players in any league are very flexible and explosive.

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

I know I’ll being a great attitude and positive energy which every team needs. It’s contagious making myself drive and push myself further and which helps other around me to do the same.

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

I’m just thankful for any opportunity that comes my way. I know what I’m capable of and I know what my game can bring to a team. I’m also grateful for you and your team for the opportunity to speak and open up about myself. Thank you and I want to thank everyone and team that’s been in contact with me throughout the process.