National Scouting Combine presents RB Dominic Pedroza


School:Clarke University

HT/WT:5’10 225


Instagram: @gtm_rocket

Achievements: (awards, honors, notable accomplishments, etc…)


How’d you end up at your current school? What was the recruiting process like? 

I ended up at Clarke coming from Santa Barbara city college after the pandemic. During the process it was speaking with the coaches and liking what they were preaching. I wanted to help build the program they had in their mind and become a leader for them.


What gives you an advantage over other athletes at your position?

I think understanding the game through a different lenses helps me. What I mean by that is playing running back, fullback and some slot helps me understand the game better and enhance my offensive game.


What does being a student of a game mean to you?

It means studying, watching film and practicing giving your 100 percent.


How does being a (insert your position) reflect itself in your personal life?

I would say being a running back reflects itself in my personal life by being able to adapt and being determined when obstacles come my way.


How would you describe your work ethic?

I believe I’m a hard worker and never give up attitude due to my upbringing.


What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff?

Learning different techniques to help me enhance my game during practice was important things, but also life lessons I needed in my life.


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

My biggest accomplishment was helping lead my team and change the locker room dynamics to improve Clarke while I was here.


How did you hear about the National Scouting Combine?

I learned about the National Scouting Combine from my good friend Michael NacNac.


Why did you choose the National Scouting Combine?

I felt as though it was a great opportunity to show my skill and play.


What do you hope to show people at the combine?

What kind of player I can be and possible fit for the right team.


What was your Major? (Delete if you do not have a collegiate background)

My major was graphic design and art.


If you could make a positive impact on all of society what would it be and why?

Helping families who are going through struggling times, because I was once in their shoes so I would love to help them out in the right direction.


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

I love to watch anime.


If you had the opportunity to play another sport professionally, what sport would you choose?

I would probably choose either soccer or baseball.


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

In 2022 I was apart of a big brother program for the Dubuque schools district.