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Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Artevius Smith, Defensive Back

Artevius Smith the hard hitting safety from East Tennessee State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen

Hello I am @jrberendzen on Twitter and this is one of my free agent interviews where I ask very deserving free agents questions about the players themselves and about what a team would get in these players. All of these players should get picked up by NFL and CFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview and follow Artevius’ journey. Make sure you follow him on Twitter at @ArteviusS1.

What do you do for fun?

I watch football videos and just picked up on Hacky Sack which I enjoy a lot

2.Who is your favorite musical artist?

I don’t have a favorite but if I had to choose I would pick it would be Lil Wayne

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

To win every play and focus on the small details

4.What is your favorite dinner?

Crab legs

5. If you were on a game show and won 100 thousand dollars what would you do with it?

Invest about half of it and use the rest to build my dream house

6.What is your favorite tv show?

George Lopez

7.What is your dream car?

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Duramax Diesel Truck

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

At first it was because I couldn’t make any friends then but now I fell in love with the game while playing.

9.Who do you model your game after? 

Well I’ve played on both sides of the ball but now I would model it after Tyrann Mathieu and Kenny Moore

10.What would a team get in a player like you? 

A good character, brings nothing but energy and positivity, instincts and playing making abilities!

11.If you could live anywhere in the world where and why? 

Morocco and it’s just a beautiful place that I would enjoy to live

12. If you were an animal which animal would you be and why? 

I would be a Komodo Dragon and I just feel like no animal really wants to engage a fight with a gigantic lizard!

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