Draft Zone Spotlight: Tyler Shaw, WR, Northwest Missouri State

Tyler ShawDraft Zone Spotlight: Tyler Shaw, WR, Northwest Missouri State

I have brought you quite a bit of small school athletes this year from the state for Missouri but maybe none more popular than Tyler Shaw. Tyler Shaw is a very solid wide out who possess great hands. Tyler uses his amazing speed and jumping ability to bring down the ball.  Shaw is a competitor and is also a standout track and field star.  Shaw could be a guy that gets into a camp and never looks back.

How many teams were recruiting you coming out of high school and how did you make your decision?

Wasn’t highly recruited had some interest but nothing ended up being too serious besides Northwest Missouri State. I ended up feeling that no one wanted me besides Northwwest so I made the decision to come here.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up, and did you have a player you rooted for?

My favorite NFL team was my hometown St.Louis Rams my favorite players were Torry Holt and Ricky Proehl

At your position, how do you break down film, please inform our readers what you look for when breaking down film?

I mostly spend time looking at the secondary this includes corners and safeties. I tried to figure out what defense they like to run against our formations and look at tendencies on what the players like to do and how they play.

Do you consider yourself a quiet leader or an outspoken role model?

I’m mostly quiet I like my play on the field speak for me. I try not to say much unless it’s needed

If you could take one day back and erase it from your past what day would you erase?

I would erase my senior year at Northwest when we played our last game against Minnesota Mankato

Do you have any hobbies, if so tell the world what it is?

I take photos for the newspaper and from time to time I’ll play basketball, I really enjoy watching cartoons and movies.

Who was the toughest player you have ever played against?

I’ve never felt like I played against anyone I considered tougher than me

What is the best accolade/award you have ever received from playing football?

Winning the school’s Red-Shirt Freshman of the year award

If it was your last meal, what would you eat?

Popeye’s chicken with steak and fully loaded mash potatoes and bourbon shrimp

Before the game, what song might I hear on your ipod?

Drake- Killer

Do you have any pre game rituals?

Just listening to music and praying that Ill have a good game while thanking the lord for my blessings

If you could pick out your biggest weakness what would it be?

My size, wish I was thicker and more agile

Have you talked to any NFL scouts throughout this process, and what feedback are you getting?

I have talked to many and mostly they just like my speed and want to see more of it

If you could compare your play to someone in the NFL, who would it be?

Wes Welker

What is the most tragic event in your life that has happened and how did you bounce back?

Losing my cousin to sickle cell all I could do is move on with my life the best way I can

Everyone asks this question but I’m curious to know what will you buy first with your first NFL pay check?

Buy my parents new cars and pay off their debt

If you could meet one person, dead or alive who would it be and why?

Allison Felix for the simple fact that I have the biggest crush on her and would love to be her man

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