Name: Kevin Simes Jr
School: Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I set out to play the best season I’ve ever played to date and to exceed every statistic I’ve had in previous years, while also shooting for All American/All Conference Honors.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
A very down to earth teammate as well as a great leader. A dominant force on the field come gameday.
Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?
When watching film i definitely like to narrow my vision down to the one specific tackle I’ll be going against on gameday. Analyzing their various tendencies such as hands, feet, and kick set to figure out how to get them in the most compromising position when I face them.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
I am a threat to the edge of any offensive line presented to me to via an elite pass rush, as well as the ability to make huge plays in critical moments in the game.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
My plan is to continue perfecting my craft, working on things such as my speed, ball get off, and adding to and refining my pass rush bag.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
One of my biggest strengths is not only do I understand my job and responsibility on the field but I can also execute it at high level, as well as adapt to any changes I’m given on the fly. My ability to trust my instincts as an athlete also grants me a great edge over my opponent resulting in me making big plays.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?
When looking at Kevin Simes Jr you get more than just a defensive end, you’re getting an elite game changer, a true threat off the edge with an outstanding motor. A Player who works exceptionally well under pressure, not only understanding but executing his assignment regardless of the situation, a true playmaker when you need it the most. Lastly a player that is willing to do or be whatever is needed in order to put the defense and team in the best position for victory.