Joe Gaiter: What does football mean to you?
Denzel Malone-Huff: Football is something for me to look forward to. It demands discipline. It teaches obedience. It also builds character. Football is a metaphor for life. This game ask players to push themselves further than they ever thought they could go. It literally challenges physical courage and shows what it really means to sacrifice. Football requires alot of things like hard work, dedication, will power, honor, respect, and most importantly loyalty to my teammates.
Joe Gaiter: Tell us about your season this year?
Denzel Malone-Huff: My leadership played a big part in this past season. I was basically the coach on the field. My coaches entrusted me with the calls and checks because of my IQ and experience to put the defense in the best possible position each situation on the field.
Joe Gaiter: Who would you compare your football skills to that currently players in the NFL?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I would compare my football skills to Earl Thomas.
Joe Gaiter: What makes you ready for the NFL?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I feel as though I’m ready to play in the NFL because I’m a great locker room guy, high energy to go along with a great motor, great personality, my talent that God blessed me with, my IQ for the game of football is very high and I also learn fast.
Joe Gaiter: Who is your agent and why did you chose them?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I do not have an agent.
Joe Gaiter: Do you have any regrets over your college career?
Denzel Malone-Huff: No I do not regret anything about my college career. I’m grateful for everyone that has helped me get my career to this point. That includes family, professors, coaches, teammates, and friends. Everything that I have been through in my career has made me the man I am today.
Joe Gaiter: Describe yourself in 3 words.
Denzel Malone-Huff: Humble, passionate, and motivated
Joe Gaiter: What inspires you?
Denzel Malone-Huff: My last names (Malone-Huff) and my hometown (Gadsden,AL) inspires me the most because at the end of the day that’s who and what I represent.
Joe Gaiter: Tell us about the bond you have with your teammates at St. Augustine?
Denzel Malone-Huff: The bond is great because of the motto we up with “We all we got and we all we need so let’s ball!!”
Joe Gaiter: If you could go back to your freshman year, what would you do differently?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I would not change anything.
Joe Gaiter: How important is community service to you once you make the team?
Denzel Malone-Huff: Community service will help the branding for the team, also helps fans get a chance to interact players.
Joe Gaiter: What separates you from other athletes that play your same position?
Denzel Malone-Huff: My IQ and ability to play corner, nickel, and either safety.
Joe Gaiter: What has your biggest accomplishment?
Denzel Malone-Huff: My greatest accomplishment would have to winning Most Valuable Special Teams Player Award for Saint Augustine University 2016-2017.
Joe Gaiter: Do you have a backup plan if you don’t make it to the NFL?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I plan to be one of the greatest defensive coordinators to ever coach the game of football.
Joe Gaiter: When is your proday?
Denzel Malone-Huff: April 2 at 1:30 at Saint Augustine University
Joe Gaiter: Where and how often are you training?
Denzel Malone-Huff: 3-4 days a week.
Joe Gaiter: What do you want your legacy to be?
Denzel Malone-Huff: I want to be remembered as the guy who always gave his all everyday and had a fun doing it.