Ty Schwab | Boston College | LB/FB
Twitter: @SchwabTy | Instagram: @ty_schwab10
Q: Tell us about your college (or pro) career and what the recruiting/scouting process was like. Why did you choose Boston College?
A: My I chose Boston College because I was able to compete against the highest levels of competition and earn an amazing education.
Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?
A: After my senior season at Boston College I earned the William J. Flynn Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at Boston College?
A: I learned how to be a well-rounded athlete in all aspects of my life.
Q: How was your career impacted due to the 2020 pandemic and what have you learned from the adversity? A: This pandemic impacted my football career significantly with it being the sole cause of the XFL filing for bankruptcy. Through 2020 it was very difficult to get opportunities to get seen by professional scouts.
Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?
A: I have an undergrad degree from Boston College Carroll School of Management, and I am currently in a Sports management Masters program. I plan on representing/ managing athletes after I exhaust my passion for playing the sport. I coached at the University of florida in 2019, coaching or training athletes could be an option as well.
I am a high motor athletic player and along with my speed and athleticism I am relentless to football. I’d say my best trait as a football player is my capacity to understand the game and play recognition. I bring positive energy.
Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?
A: All of my teams would describe me as a passionate , relentless athlete. Off the field they would say I am genuine and likeable.
Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?
A: Senior year at Boston College on a friday night against Florida State i was playing coverage on TE Ryan Izzo, when he ran a slant and i jumped the route to Intercept the ball. This was the first time we have beat FSU since 2009. I was ACC player of week recording 13 tackles 1 INT and 1 sack.
Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?
A: My biggest challenge was when I was training for pro day in 2018 and fractured my 5th metatarsal in my right foot (jones fracture). The result of this injury was not being able to compete in pro day or senior bowl games. I am a durable football player and this injury was adversity at the time where i needed to be my healthiest.
Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?
A: Luke Kuechly, he deciphers plays fast and is relentless to the football.
Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?
A: I am a high motor athletic player and along with my speed and athleticism I am relentless to football. I’d say my best trait as a football player is my capacity to understand the game and play recognition. I bring positive energy.
Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back” or ”pay it forward” in your community?
A: Yes, I train young athletes of all ages and donate my time to local Florida 7v7 organizations and highschools. I always offer advice and help guide these young athletes.
Q: How are you preparing for the 2021 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?
A: My goals are to perform at the highest levels and showcase my athletic ability to scouts in order to further my football career.
Q: What would be your ultimate achievement?
A: To play in the NFL.
Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?
A: Marketing, Graphic design , training , movies/tv show production, going to the beach.
Q: If you could make a positive impact on all of society what would it be and why?
A: I would love to give back to my community. It’s important to me to help young athletes grow and become the best versions of themselves.
Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?
A: My father taught me the epitome of hard work. He helped me find what i’m most passionate about, football.
Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?
A: I’m completing my master’s in Sports management with the hopes of being an agent after I hopefully play in the NFL.
Q: What is your dream jo
A: To be an NFL player.