Joe Gaiter: When was your proday
Elijah Smith My pro day was on March 27th.
Joe Gaiter: What was your motivation when you hit the field?
Elijah Smith I did my best. I got to show off my speed and route running ability.
Joe Gaiter: What were some of your numbers?
Elijah Smith Other than my measurements, the rest of the numbers weren’t disclosed but I can tell you my hand size is 9 1/8.
Joe Gaiter: Which NFL teams were represented at your proday
Elijah Smith There were about 18-20 teams there and I don’t want to leave anyone off the list.
Joe Gaiter: Do you feel like you trained well for your proday?
Elijah Smith I do feel like I trained well but there’s ALWAYS room for improvement. “It don’t stop”.
Joe Gaiter: What would you have done differently?
Elijah Smith: Not necessarily anything different but I do wish the weather in PA was nicer around this time of year to train more outside.
Joe Gaiter: How does your agent feel about your performance?
Elijah Smith: Everyone was proud of me.
Joe Gaiter: Do you have any private workouts/combines or CFL tryouts coming up?
Elijah Smith: As of now I’m waiting, relaxing and working out.
Joe Gaiter: Where are you training?
Elijah Smith: I’m working out at school with my Athletic Trainers and when I’m home I train at Professional Athletic Performance Center in Garden City, NY.
Joe Gaiter: What has been the biggest lesson you have learned throughout this process?
Elijah Smith: Biggest lesson I’ve learned was not to take anything for granted and to literally “trust the process”.
Joe Gaiter: What message do you have for any NFL team reading this article?
Elijah Smith: There’s a lot to bring to the table while investing in my through knowledge of the game, as a receiver and as a return specialist.
Joe Gaiter: Final Words?
Elijah Smith: Thank you to everyone that supported me thus far. I appreciate the love from you all, Stay Hot! All Praises Due To Allah.
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