Name: Sherwin Tonga Lavaka
School: Weber State University
Position: LB

Height: 6’1”
Weight: 225

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

Two conference championships and Back to Back All conference LB.

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

Better feel of the game, playing smarter and learning everyday being a student of the game.

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

Hardest worker in the weight room, the field, and in the classroom.

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

Top runs, top passes, Tendencies and favorite plays in each down and distance, splits of the back, O-lineman stance for quick pass/run key.

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

Speed kills. I know for a fact I’m one of the fastest linebackers and I can bring the wood too. My film can speak for itself.

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

Outwork everyone and work on my weaknesses. Work on being an all around defensive player covering RBs as well as TEs and rushing off the edge.

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

My speed is what separates me from others and my effort and hard work will go unnoticed.

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

I play defense. I can play man coverage covering RBs or TEs. I can rush off the edge. I can tackle in open space. In the end I just love to compete.