Name: Stacey Bedell
School: Stony Brook University
Position: Running Back
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Heading into my final collegiate season, I wanted to win a FCS championship. Throughout my past couple of years we didn’t finish with positive records or have the chance to compete in the playoffs, causing me to strive for bigger and better last season.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
If I could describe my style of play in 3 words ,it would be smart, relentless, and competitive.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
This offseason, I am training at Parabolic Performance & Rehab. They provide me with a great opportunity to develop more. I am working on getting faster and stronger. Working with past and present NFL players is teaching me things to become successful on the field.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When I study film, I focus on the players I will be going against from the D-line to the Linebackers and Safeties. I tend to take note of their weaknesses and strengths. Being able to get an extra step and know what to expect from an opponent.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
The thing I feel that separates me from other players at my position is my passion for the game. I will bring excitement and a relentless effort to the field. I may not be as big as everyone I go against, but I will still be physical and leave it all on the field. My speed and one cut ability to burst up field separates me from opposing defenders.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I will bring a great personality. I won’t cause a team any headaches or off field issues. I am player with strong character and will always lead by example. Being very attentive to little details and doing what is asked of me. I am willing to contribute in any way to help my team have success.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I have proved many wrong and continue to strive for success. Having ups and downs fighting back from injuries has never been able to hold me back, but help me come back stronger and with more drive. I am very humble and have a lot of passion for the game. Teams will be getting someone who will do whatever is asked to help us become the best team we can be.