NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andy Smigiera, DB, Robert Morris Univeristy
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
6’1″ 208 LBS
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
Robert Morris University
Where are you from?
West Seneca, NY
Who is your role model, and why?
My father and mother. They are the hardest working and most honest people that I know.
Who was your favorite teacher?
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Basketball, Soccer, Track & Field
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
Jake Wieneke, South Dakota State
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
For those about to rock by AC/DC
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Harrison Smith. We both have good range and are very athletic at safety. Also have similar builds.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
Breaking my collarbone and having to sit out a full season. I overcame this obstacle by long rehab sessions and working harder than I ever have before to come back and play.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My first ever interception of my career vs Monmouth in 2014
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
Tutoring other football players to help allow them stay ON the field.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
THE Buffalo Bills
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Barack Obama, Warren Buffett, Elon Musk