Interview with Michael Egnew, TE, Missouri
by Clint Clearwater
NFL Draft Director
March 13, 2012
TFE: What is your accurate height, weight and 40 time?
Egnew: 6’5 254 4.53
TFE: Describe your game in three words or less.
Egnew: Fast, Explosive and Entertaining
TFE: What do you feel is your greatest strength as a football player?
Egnew: My pass catching skills
TFE: Who is one of the best players you have faced during your college football career?
Egnew: Von Miller from Texas A&M
TFE: What is your greatest football moment to date?
Egnew: Our bowls games at Missouri
TFE: Did you have a favorite pro team growing up?
Egnew: I didn’t really have one. I looked up to Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith.
TFE: What have former college teammates now in the NFL told you about preparing for the league?
Egnew: Live for each day, not to look too far in the future.
TFE: What was the most important thing you feel like you learned from your experience at the Senior Bowl?
Egnew: How the pro coaches coach. Very interesting seeing them coach.
TFE: What was your favorite part of the Combine?
Egnew: Meeting all the coaches and players.
TFE: Do you have any goals in mind when it comes to the NFL Draft?
Egnew: Be drafted by a team who wins and hopefully win a Super Bowl.
TFE: What is the one thing you will most miss at college?
Egnew: The coaches, teammates. My coaches were very instrumental in my development.
TFE: Any pregame rituals? Food? Music?
Egnew: No, not really.
TFE: Do you read mock drafts or listen to what draft experts have to say?
Egnew: No, not too much.
TFE: Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions and good luck!