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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Terell Smith, WR, Saint Francis University

Saint Francis wide out Terell Smith is a good wide out with great size

Saint Francis wide out Terell Smith is a good wide out with great size

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name?

Terell Smith

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1/ 210

What is your position?

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

Saint Francis University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Has to be giving the kids back home the extra cleats and gear that I have.  Like me they couldn’t afford to get all the top gear as maybe some of their teammates and I’m able to provide that and in the process give those tips and advice.  The best part is their smiles and reactions you can’t beat that feeling.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

Hardest class had to be statistics

Where are you from?

I’m from Rockland County, New York

Who is your role model, and why?

Role model would to be my Grandfather because he’s one of those guys who would take the shirt of his back and give it to a complete stranger. The most selfless, passionate, caring person I know. Also no matter what he goes though in life he always keeps a positive view on things

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Played basketball, lacrosse, track, cross country,

Did you play any other positions in football?

Running back, linebacker, DB, DE

At your position, what separates you from others?

I think the thing that separates me is my ability to block down filed and to make the catches that no one else wants to make.

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

While breaking down film I look for any advantages or reoccurring tendencies that I could use against my opponent to exploit them.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Toughest player I had to face would have to be every day in practice against Daquan Minter

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

I would like to compare myself to Alshon Jeffery because he’s a bigger receiver who plays big, breaks tackles after catch, and most people underestimate his speed.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Biggest obstacle I had to overcome would have to be recovering from my season ending injury my senior year of high school. I had to overcome it by finding myself and not giving up on my dreams.

terell smithWhat is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength would have to be my mindset

What is your biggest weakness?

My biggest weakness is having high expectations of others

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

I would tell the GM if he took the chance with me that he would get a player who will go beyond their potential and become man he could be in the process

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up?

Favorite team player was Mike Vick and Team was the Denver Broncos

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Bob Marley, Jay- Z, Kobe Bryant

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

My own jersey so I would finally validate my dream came true

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
  • NFL Network or ESPN?
  • Coke or Pepsi?
  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

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