2017 NFL Draft: Tyler Condit, University of New Haven
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Justin David Kish: Thank you so much for your time Tyler. Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself for the fans who are not familiar with you?
Tyler Condit: My name is Tyler Condit and I am an Inside Linebacker from Caldwell, NJ. I played my college football at the University of New Haven in CT.
Justin David Kish: You played your college football career at The University of New Haven. Tell us about your time at New Haven?
Tyler Condit: My time at New Haven was amazing. Between my teammates, coaches, fans, and other staff members everyday was truly special. New Haven welcomed me and my family from day one.
Justin David Kish: During your tenure at New Haven you were one of the prime pieces on their defense. Your dominance on defense has been recognized by winning awards such as Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Northeast-10 Conference First Team Defense and First Team All-New England among others. What does it mean to you to have won all these awards and honors?
Tyler Condit: The awards I was able to receive during my time at New Haven is a true testament to the coaches and players I had around me. Without them, none of this would be possible.
Justin David Kish: During your time at New Haven you were coached by defensive coordinator Brian Vaganek and Garrett McLaughlin. How have the coaching staff at New Haven improved you as a player over the years?
Tyler Condit: The coaching staff played a major role in my development as a player. They helped me develop as a student of the game in a major way.
Justin David Kish: When you go back to your time at New Haven you faced very tough competition. What was one game that really took you to your limits and brought out the best in you?
Tyler Condit: My best individual performance was a game in which I recorded 25 tackles, 4 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, and an interception. This game was truly special because it clinched our spot in the conference championship.
Justin David Kish: You were apart of a brotherhood at New Haven in which you created many memories. What was one memory at New Haven that really stands out to you?
Tyler Condit: The memories that really stick out in my head are the 4 summers I spent at New Haven with a handful of teammates. We would get up early in the morning together and workout. Having a handful of guys committed to achieving a common goal is something truly special.
Justin David Kish: You are now in your preparation phase of the NFL Draft. What are you doing in preparation for the draft, who are you training with?
Tyler Condit: I am preparing for my pro day with Parabolic Performance and Rehab in New Jersey. This is a group I have been familiar with for a while now and I believe they have a great system in place for maximizing results.
Justin David Kish: What are some of your strength’s and weakness’s that you are improving during the draft process?
Tyler Condit: During this draft process I am attempting to make a transition to the fullback position. I have received feedback from multiple teams that believe that is what I am best suited for at the next level.
Justin David Kish: If I was an NFL general manager why should I draft Tyler Condit?
Tyler Condit: By drafting Tyler Condit you will be getting a student of the game, an athlete that will not be outworked, and a tremendous leader.