Name: Aaron Simpson
School: Dixie State
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
What Goals I set for myself early on before the season began, First Goal was to stay healthy and take care of my body, mind, spirit so that I am able to have a clear mind and understanding of things I am capable of. I had my list of goals that included 12 interceptions, 40+ tackles, and being the best team player I can be to allow my team to be able to depend on me in the toughest times of them all. Unfortunately I came up short of my personal goals and ended up with 7interceptions and 34 tackles, and 12 pass breakups.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
What type of player My coaches and teammates would say that I am a hardworking individual who loves to have a great time and cares about everyone around him, and will always keep others smiling.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
When studying film, I focus on the smallest things to help improve my game simply because that’s how receivers are able to get the advantage of catching the ball on me, by me not being consistent at the little things, if I am able to watch myself messing up with the little things I feel everything else will take care of itself.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
What separates me from other defensive backs, my ability to analyze my opponent and use it to the best of my advantage, also having the ability to understand my opponents tendencies and being prepared for what’s coming before it comes as well as my ability to get the BALL, I am a ball hawk, regardless of height if the ball is thrown in my vicinity I will come down with it 90% of the time.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
What my offseason plan to do is, Train with Lester Spellman over at Spellmanperformance. Who is one of the best speed trainers in the world, not only in Southern California but all over the world, he works very hard to make sure his athletes that come to him get a very great understanding of how to run and be explosive while doing so.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
What kind of strengths I bring to a organization on the field is the ability to shut a while side of the field down and whoever the opponent is will have “VERY” minimal production.What I bring to the organization off the field is the ability to empower the community as well as the youth that are growing up and coming up in the community to be great assets in whatever they are doing in their lifetimes.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
“Your getting a Technician, Family man and all in all a great human being”