Shyron Smith: 2019 Draft Prospect Interview

Name: Shyron “Shy” Smith
School: Ferrum
Position: OLB/SS
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 217

Q: What goals did you accomplish heading into your final collegiate season?

Finishing the season and being healthy was a great accomplishment for me, as well as earning my degree in Health Human Performance.

Q: What would your coaches say about the type of player you are?

They would say I am a passionate player, I wear my emotions on my sleeve. I expect to win every game. And expect a lot out of my teammates. They would say I am a hard worker and that I am caring.

Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?

First, I focus on formations and they key plays that teams like to run out of them. Second, I focus on the linemen and what type run/pass tendencies that they give off. Also I break down the top receivers and their routes. Do they round the routes, are they physical, is it a certain release they have. Basically little things that make the big things possible.

Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?

My effort for the game separates me, my attention to details, and having that pure dog for success separates me from all other players at my position.

Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?

Currently I am working with Elliott Davis and the Victory Athletics Camp to Ready myself for an upcoming tryout. We’re look forward to great things then.

Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

Off the field I am a leader and tend to try to help other become the better versions of themselves without holding back. On the field I am that guy who is going to pick their teammates up and congratulate them when they make plays and have success.

Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?

Drafting me you couldn’t go wrong. I am they type of player that you can stick anywhere on the field and a play is going to be made. A scout should know they are getting a hard worker on and off the field and I bring that Lunch pale and hard hat to work.