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2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tory Rogers, MLB, New Haven University

Tory Rogers the Mike backer from New Haven is ready to make an impact his senior season.
  • • Name: Tory Rogers
  • • Height: 6’1
  • • Weight: 230
  • • Position: MLB
  • • College: New Haven University 
  • • Twitter: @toryrogers5

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

•  My hometown is a place where you have to be really tuned in and focused because if not you can get off track quick by just being at the wrong place at the wrong time.

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

•  Film, Condition, Strength 

What do you worry about, and why?

•  I worry about having the most energy on the field and the smartest on the field and mover giving up on my teammates because my position my whole defense look up to me.

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

•  When a failure at something I always try it again because I can’t leave the gym or the field on a lost or me not being satisfied.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

•  Work Ethic 

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

•  The starting running back for Toledo 

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

•  Coaching a team 

Room, desk, and car – which do you clean first?

•  Room, car, desk

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

•  Family member because I know my family got my back.

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

•  paid in full because it motivate me to get more money..

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

•  The day I signed my NLI I felt my work caught up with me.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

•  Me missing a tackle in the backfield

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

•  My first college career sack.

What song best describes your work ethic?

•  Timeless by a Boogie

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

•  Being flexible and fast 

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

•  My brother Dom and my other brother Quan just to show them that I kept my word and bring them to the top with me.

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

•  Tory Club

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

•  Rueben Foster

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

•  Respected because that’s all I want.

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

•  My cousin Marshawn his grades 

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

•  Love to win 

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• My best fiend Maceo because he showed me to hard work beats talent any day he showed me how to work.

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