Name: Dante Beard
School: Johnson C. Smith University
Position: WR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season? 

I wasn’t able to accomplish my personal goals but I became a NFL Prospect and invited to a few bowl games.

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

They would say that I am a great teammate, I have a great work ethic, and a good skill set to go along with it.

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

I focus a lot on breaking down a team’s defense. Learning the open windows in different coverages as well as DB leverages. I focus a lot on the things I need to work on to strengthen my weaknesses and perfect my strengths.

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

My ability to move quick, run fast for my size, and catch in heavy traffic. My physicality as well being able to block DBs on run blocks and screen routes. Being a big physical target and able to get open works to my advantage.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

Continue training in my hometown Augusta, GA with my trainer, staying committed to a healthy diet, yoga sessions, keeping a clear positive mindset, and continue trusting God through the process.

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

Leadership, great work ethic, determination, and a motivator.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?

I can produce for any system in the NFL and other pro leagues. Great speed, good route running, and a big body target will be beneficial to any team that gives me the opportunity.