Nick Grosso | Rowan University | Wide Receiver

Twitter: @NickGrosso14Instagram: @nick_grosso14

Q: Tell us about your college career and what the recruiting process was like. Why did you choose Rowan University? 

A: I chose Rowan University because they have a good football background. They also talked to me after one of my high school games and showed a ton of interest and loved the way I played. 

Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far? 

A: The biggest accomplishment in my sports career so far,is winning first team all conference this season and also winning Player of the year for my team.  

Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at Rowan University ? 

A: One of the most important things I have learned While playing at Rowan is how much it matters to be a great team player. They showed us how important it is to play for the man next to you and to not worry about any of the outside noise and just worry about your team and playing together. 

Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?

 A: I am a liberal studies major in Law and Justice and Health Studies and also minoring in Education. 

Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: They would say that I am a great leader, both by using my voice and by example. They would say I play for my team and give it my all each and every time I step on the field weather it is practice or a game. 

Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?

A: One of the most memorable plays I have ever had in my career was scoring a 77 yard touchdown in the 4th quarter my senior year of high school that ended up being the game winner. 

Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it? 

A: My biggest challenge has been that I was always doubted by people and they never thought I could achieve anything. I manage this by just using it as more motivation and not listening to any of the doubters. It just makes me when harder and become a better player each and every day. 

Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A: I would compare myself to Julian Edelman because he is not the biggest or fastest guy but he is always reliable. Has great route running skills and always catches the ball. He also does whatever he has to do to make his team better 

Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?

A: The biggest strength I bring to a team is that I am a great team player and can do a lot of different things that can help the team. I love being on special  teams, I can long snap. And also playing receiver I love to block which not many receiver enjoy doing. 

Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?

A: I am involved in helping out youth football camps and also try and do whatever I can to help out my high school football team. Try and coach and try and team the younger kids in the community as much as I can. 

Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?

A: I am preparing by working as hard as I can everyday in the weight room and on the field and also maintaining a healthy diet. My goals are to rank at the top in as many drills as possible and show off how good my route running is. 

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?

A:My ultimate achievement would to be able to play football at the professional level. It has been a dream of mine since I was a little kid and there is nothing more I want to do then make my dream come true. 

Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?

 A: When not playing football I love spending time with my family especially my beautiful goddaughter. Also I enjoy hitting the gym and working out. 

Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?

A: The person who has had the biggest influence on my life Is definitley my brother. He struggled with drug addiction and I’ve seen him at his worst. He showed me that anything is possible by how much he changed his life around. He taught me to never give up and to just keep on fighting no matter how big the obstacles are.

Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

A: The drive and desire I have for everything I do. Ans if something doesn’t go my way I just work extra hard to bounce back and do whatever it takes to achieve my goals. 


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