Name: Steven Smith Jr
School: Hampton University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
As always, I wanted to finish the year with a ring and go out with a championship. I also wanted to make All-Conference and leave a legacy at my institution. Lastly, I wanted to mold and take one player under my wing to take my spot after my departure.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I will train daily as I’ve been doing with lifting as well as field work and making sure I’m taking care of my body in the trainers with recovery techniques.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
I look for little tendencies first and foremost, Quarterback then Offensive Line. Down and distance, favorite plays, and personnel is also definitely an emphasis of mine.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I would say how passionate I am about what I’m doing, how hard I am on myself, and my relentless motor.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Leadership, I’m a natural leader and no matter the age of my peers I will be able to uplift them somehow. Athletically, I will bring a player with a relentless motor that gives optimal effort play in and play out.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
If you are looking for an athletic Linebacker who can run sideline to sideline, isn’t afraid to stick his nose in their with lineman, has a relentless motor, and gives optimal effort, STEVEN SMITH JR is who you need.