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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Robert Sheffield III, DB, Georgetown College (KY)

Robert Sheffield III the feisty defensive back from Georgetown College (KY) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen.
Robert Sheffield III the feisty defensive back from Georgetown College (KY) recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen.
  • Name: Robert Sheffield III
  • Position: DB
  • College: Georgetown College(Ky)
  • Height: 5’10”
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Twitter: @BandsUpRS3
  • Instagram: @_r.s.3_

What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

Whenever I started to play flag football and they started calling me Randy Moss. All I did was catch deep fades and score.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

Winning the 7on7 tournament in Hoover, Alabama in 2015 with my brothers at Male High School. Winning the state championship at WKU in 2015 when I played for Male High School.

What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?

I’m looking forward to achieving my dream as a pro baller and playing in the pro bowl one day!

If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Deion Sanders because he has so much knowledge for the game and Tyrann Mathieu because he’s a smart player that doesn’t have the best speed or strength at his position but is dominant.

Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?

Momma is my number one inspiration because she’s always been the motor in the family and life wouldn’t be the same without her!

What is your favorite defensive scheme and why?

My favorite defensive scheme would be a 4-2-5 with power and a nickel back blitzing or dropping in coverage or 3-2-6 for all around speed.

What should we know about Robert Sheffield III the person?

He’s a driven person that has the personality of being a motivator on and off the field. Also can rely on him being honest and showing loyalty.

What stands out about your film the most?

The movements are fluent, great ball skills, tracking the near hip and tackling.

How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?

I know that everything comes with a challenge, so I face them with no fears and accept the challenge on and off the field.

What would a team get in a player like you?

He’s a man that gives effort from start to finish, and motivates his players to be their greatest even at their lowest times.

What do you love the most about the game of football?

The competition is the best part of the game because at some point you may face adversity throughout that competition and learn from it!

Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?

DJ White because he comes from the same college as me and performs at a high level!

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