Samuel Akem: 2022 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Samuel Akem
School: University of Montana
Position: WR

Height: 6’3”
Weight: 220

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

To be the hardest worker on the team and get 1% better everyday!

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

I think I took advantage of them greatly, I was able to refine my game! I was able to play a full season due to FCS cancelling the Fall 2020 season! I was able to all around improve my game!

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

I’m a hard worker and I’m a great leader in the locker room! I bring energy and a good attitude to practice & workouts everyday! And I am always looking go do what is best for the team!

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

I focus on my weaknesses, I focus on things that defenses are doing to stop me, I focus on what I am doing and how what I do effects the offense as a whole!

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

I have a work ethic that is unmatched, I am willing to outwork any and everyone to get what I want!

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

I trained in Ohio before my pro day! And following that I will be training in my hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma in order to be in the best shape possible for when my opportunity presents itself!

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, my good attitude, my hard work, my constant improvement, and my work in the community!

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

I am prepared to work to get whatever it is that I want! As soon as I am on a team I will be dedicated at doing whatever it is I can to make the team better! I am willing to put in the time and effort that it takes to be a great player! Give me an opportunity and I will show you what has gotten me this far!