Scott Porter: What are your greatest strengths?

Jacquies Smith: I feel that I use my speed really well. I am very physical and I am smart on the field.

Scott Porter: What are your goals for the NFL?

Jacquies Smith: I want to be a starter and contribute right away. I want to be playing on key downs on defense. I want to start early on in my career and become a quality starter in the NFL.

Scott Porter: Is there a player in the NFL that reminds you of yourself or one you model your game after?

Jacquies Smith: I like to model my game after some of the best pass rushers in the game. Terrell Suggs of the Ravens, Dwight Freeney of the Colts, Robert Mathis of the Colts. Those guys are all great at getting to the QB. You have to have an eye on those guys ever down because they can get to the QB in less than 3 seconds.

Scott Porter: What do you feel are your greatest accomplishments?

Jacquies Smith: I think being a 2 and a half year starter at Missouri is a great accomplishment. Being all big 12. Winning the Big 12 North and a few bowl games. Being a major contributor in all of that.

Scott Porter: What type of person is and NFL team getting in Jacquies Smith?

Jacquies Smith: They are getting someone with great character. I have never been in trouble nor have I been suspended. I have done well in school and I have a clean record. I get along with my teammates and I was voted a team captain.

Scott Porter: What are your hobbies off the field?

Jacquies Smith: I watch ESPN all day. I like hanging out with my family. I am pretty low key.

Scott Porter: What do you feel is the toughest part about playing college football?

Jacquies Smith: I think getting the mental part down is one of the toughest part? I felt like coming in as a Freshmen I was a deer in the head lights. I used my speed well and I didn’t realize what film study can do for you. Film studying helped me out so much. It really helped get the mental side down.

Scott Porter: What are you looking forward to the most about your opportunity in the NFL?

Jacquies Smith: I love to compete and proving myself. I want to prove to people that I can play in this league with the best of the best. This is a great opportunity for me to show that. I am looking forward to playing on Sunday and Monday and prove I belong in this league.