In today's game of college football, most coaches are looking for tall wide receivers with some speed. New Mexico has one in Manzano High WR Nick Smith. Smith stands 6'2 and has 4.4 speed. he should be one of the top play makers in New Mexico next season.
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1st player spotlight interview is with WR Nick Smith from Manzano High School. Nick has the height at 6'2 and the speed
at 4.40 that colleges should began to take notice.
Mexico Insider: What is your official height,
weight, bench, squat, clean and 40 time?
Nick: I'm 6'2 170 Bench 220, Squat 330,
Clean 226 40 4.40
Mexico Insider: What are your goals for this
Nick: Hopefully, 10 receiving
touchdowns. I want to be considered
a real solid player on both offense and defense. I also hope to get recruited to play
Mexico Insider: What has been your greatest
Nick: After we lost to Clovis in the locker room
our team really became close.
Realizing that for the seniors it was done, and also a feeling inside
like maybe I could have done a little more.
Mexico Insider: What are you doing to prepare for
Nick: I'm lifting 3 days a week and I
also play basketball so I play in tournaments a lot as well. My self and my quarterback Adam
Jaramillo get together to throw usually once or twice a week.
Mexico Insider: Do you play any other
Nick: I also play for the basketball team and
I run the 100, 200 and 400 for our track team. I also do the high
Mexico Insider: What is your favorite thing about
the game of football?
Nick: The intensity of the game. I love the contact part of the game as
well. The emotional aspect is great
and how other people can feed off of someone else.
Mexico Insider: What is your strength as a
Nick: Being able to make plays when the
ball is in the air. On defense
being able to match up with the opponents' top player.
Mexico Insider: What is your weakness as a
Nick: Probably my strength I feel like
you can always get stronger as a player.
Mexico Insider: Name some teammates that people
really need to watch out for next season?
Nick: Adam Jaramillo QB, Phil Martinez
OL/DL, Nick Jones OLB
Mexico Insider: Who is the best player you have
ever played against?
Nick: Rashard Mathews from Clovis High.
Because I was given the assignment to match up on him, but he was got the
best of me several times. He makes
me want to work harder.
Mexico Insider: What is the best piece of advice
you have ever gotten? Who did you
get it from?
Nick: Always worry about the next
play. Never let any one play change
how you play. From our football and
Mexico Insider: Who has been the most influential
person in your life? Why?
Nick: My father because he is always
finding ways for me to improve as a player and he got me involved in football in
the 1st place.
Mexico Insider: Who is your favorite professional
Johnson WR Bengals, because he runs really good routes and he is really
confident in his game.
Mexico Insider: How would your coach describe you
as a player?
Nick: He would say I'm athletic and
fast. He would also say that I am a
positive player. He would also
probably say I need to get a little stronger and need to lead by
Mexico Insider would like to thank Coach
Aaron Ocampo for his help with this interview. We also would like to thank Nick for his
time. We wish them both the best of
luck this upcoming season. Anyone
wishing to contact Nick please email me email@example.com