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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Kobe Reese-Smith, DB, Campbellsville University

Kobe Reese-Smith
Kobe Reese-Smith the fiesty and physical defensive back from Campbellsville University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Kobe Reese-Smith
  • Height: 5’11
  • Weight: 185
  • Position: DB
  • College: Campbellsville University
  • Twitter: @Rizz0dadon

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• American Deli the wings and fries with honey drizzle my go to on a cheat meal

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Versatility. I pride myself on being able to impact the game in different ways, so being able to play everything in the secondary is big.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

• Invest it. I have to use that money to build generational wealth, Make sure the family set for life.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Confidence Lol. As a DB I feel like this is the number 1 thing you have to have and I don’t lack it one bit. Me vs. Julio Jones I’m taking me every time.

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Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• I’ve had a couple, Rizzo, Primetime and The Jet. Jet stuck with me.

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

• My degree will be in mass communications. If Football doesn’t work out I want to become a sports broadcaster, that way I’ll still be able to be around the game that I love.

What is your coolest life moment? 

• The coolest moment in my life would have to be Playing as a freshman in the CCCAA National championship in JuCo, I couldn’t believe I was there 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• New Edition-Can you stand the rain I’d kill it 

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking? 

• Michaell B Jordan I think he would do pretty good as me.

Who is your favorite football team? 

• The Indianapolis Colts been a fan since I knew what football was.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

• Caution No fly Zone 

What is your biggest fear? 

Not being successful is definitely my biggest fear.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

•Tre White from the Buffalo Bills. He should be a household name. He is definitely a top 3 corner behind Ramsey and Gilmore.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• I lock-in from the time I wake up. I wake up and I do a very loud scream. Then I listen to music and watch the film all day. I study the receivers I’ll be playing against one more time looking at there release and how they look when they getting the ball or not the little things. Then I completely cut off my phone and wait for the game  

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Shopping, I love fashion I honestly feel like I’m the freshest guy in the world.

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

• Byron Jones CB from the Miami Dolphins. He made the switch from Safety to Corner the same as me and I feel like we got some of the same characteristics, Like were both great In men coverage.

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

•My Mom Marilyn Davenport has for sure. She has done nothing but showed me how to work hard and grind for everything. She made me a hustler cause she’s the true definition of one.

What motivates you to work hard?

•The Fact that my Mom Still works and family. Everything that I’m doing to retire my mom, she gave me life the least I can do is make hers easy and for my family, I’m the chosen one so until that happens I can’t stop grinding. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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