Name: Ty Castillo
School: Wisconsin Lutheran College
Position: LB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195

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

My two goals for my final season were to become a better leader on and off the field for my team and to be named first team All-Conference. Both goals were met because I was able to build stronger, longer-lasting relationships with my teammates, which impacted the culture of our program. I was also honored to be named first team All-Conference.

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

That I am a team player who will always show it through my work and passion for the game.

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

I like to watch my first steps to see if my read is correct. Then I’ll look at the path I’m taking in terms of angles and the footwork it took to get there. Working on those minor details has been extremely beneficial to my game.

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

My passion for the game can energize and bring life to a team. I can also line up in multiple defensive positions and guarantee to get the job done.

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

I plan to continue to meet my strength and weight goals with my personal regimented workout plan as well as finding a trainer to improve my game as far as technicalities.

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

The ability to play the run game in the box like an old-school linebacker while also playing in coverage and space like today’s Outside Linebackers/Hybrids. Also, My mannerisms on and off the field has always placed me in a position of leadership. My teammates and peers are usually influenced by how I carry myself.

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

My name is Ty Castillo, and I’m a hard-hitting, sideline-to-sideline playmaker! I’m always the underdog, but my strength of character and work ethic will elevate me.