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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Shemar Bridges, WR, Fort Valley State University

Shemar Bridges
Fort Valley State University wide receiver Shemar Bridges is one of the best small school wide receivers. He has big time play making ability and NFL teams are going to love his size and skills.
  • Name: Shemar Bridges
  • Height: 6’4
  • Weight: 210
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • College: Fort Valley State University
  • Twitter: @SB_One7

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

The Potter’s House Bistro

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

I believe what will stick out the most is my ability to make the tough catch. Showing a wide catch radius and consistency to get the ball in the air. Also, the ability to have good movement and feet to Run any route there is regardless of being a bigger receiver.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

I’m not sure what exactly would be first but I would save it, make sure to take care of my family, invest in businesses, land and stocks to guarantee a secured future for my family and future children. Then give back to those who need it way more than myself.

What has been your biggest failure?

I’ve turned all my L’s into W’s so I don’t look at them as failures.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

Humble and Hard Working

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

Mike Hicks Jr. and Griffin Watley

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

“Sho” short for “Shotime”

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

Liberal Arts, to get involved in ministry, motivating the youth and staying involved with the game whether it’s coaching, training, just doing something involving football.

What is your coolest life moment?

Just to hear my family say their proud of me

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

I don’t sing in public like that

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

I’m not sure

Who is your favorite football team?

Jacksonville Jaguars

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If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

I tell the truth and how it is regardless if you want to hear it or not ultimately for the betterment of others.

What is your biggest fear?

Fear God first and then not living up to the full potential of a person and player I know I can be.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

Either Kenny Golladay or Courtland Sutton

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

Just Prayer, focusing on the game plan we have prepared, focusing on the tendencies of the defense , music and just a fun positive attitude.

Do you have any hobbies?

Playing video games

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

Kenny Golladay

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

My mother and because she’s always been there for me through thick and thin, always sacrificing for me my whole life. And I’ve learned so much from her on how to be an adult and just a good person.

What motivates you to work hard?

Because I want to be great and I want to be the best. I want to be one of the greatest in my school’s history, I want to be the best in the nation and hopefully one of the greatest at the next level. And I refuse to look back when it’s all over and have regrets on not working hard enough.

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