Scouting Report: Vyncint Smith, WR, Limestone College

Hometown: Columbia, SC | Height: 6030 | Weight: 195 | Forty: 4.44 | Year: 2018 | Twitter: @lwlssflwlss

SCOUTING REPORT

Wins on speed. He is able to take advantage of his acceleration and burst off the line of scrimmage to beat his opponents deep but he can also take a short pass and turn it into a first down. Once he earns the respect of the deep ball from the opposition, he begins to work in his underneath routes and possesses a firm curl move. His size and length creates mismatch problems as well and he flashes strong high-point skills, the ability to win jump balls and also understands when to come back to the football on underthrown or bad balls—he makes the acrobatic catch look routine. One of the most underrated aspects of his game is his ability to shake loose defenders in the open field—his change of direction and pivot is impressive. While he has not played on special teams at Limestone, he could potentially serve as a return man and/or gunner. He is willing to get physical and has been a productive contributor in the run game as a blocker. He timed 4.44 in the forty-yard dash, with a 4.05 short shuttle, to go along with a 37” vertical jump at his junior pro day with Bills and Seahawks in attendance—28 NFL teams have visited the Limestone campus this past year, according to his head coach Mike Furrey, a former NFL wide receiver. Plays with a chip on his shoulder; likes to lead by example. His production suffered from a two-quarterback system on offense during his senior season, while playing on a young team. A cultured person off the field. He grew up in Columbus, South Carolina but was a military child who was born in Germany before moving to New York, Georgia and Kansas. His sister briefly played women’s professional football. He will be training at Velocity Sports in Charlotte while he prepares for the draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2017: Played in 10 games, recording 49 receptions, for 849 receiving yards and three touchdowns, while averaging 17.3 yards per catch and 84.9 receiving yards per game.

 2016: Started in all 11 games during junior campaign … set a program single-season record with a career-high 709 receiving yards … finished second on the team with 44 receptions and four touchdowns … averaged 16.1 yards per reception and 64.5 receiving yards per game.

2015: Appeared in all 10 games during sophomore season, making nine starts … led the team with four receiving touchdowns … ranked second on the team with 32 catches for 418 yards … added one carry for six yards.

2014: Played in nine games, making six starts as a true freshman … ranked second on the team with 395 yards receiving … hauled in a 28 receptions for 43.9 yards per game … recorded 14.1 yards per catch.

Westwood High School: Played two seasons with the Redhawks … was an All-Region selection during senior season after hauling in 31 receptions for 503 yards and four touchdowns … guided team to a 7-5 finish and playoff appearance as a senior … finished with over 500 yards receiving and four touchdowns during junior campaign … also competed with the track team … helped led the team to a 3A region runner-up finish.

Blythewood High School: Played on both the junior varsity and varsity teams during sophomore season … helped lead the varsity squad to the third round of the playoffs … member of the B-team during freshman year.

Personal: Born on June 9, 1996 in Bad Windsheim, Germany, Vyncint is the son of Yolanda and Vernon Smith … has won older sister, Vynnessa, and three young siblings: Victor, Vandyn and Veronique … older sister ran track at Kennesaw State and plays for the Atlanta Steam of the Professional Women’s Football League … was a member of Team Blaze, finishing second in the nation in the 4×100 … graduated high school with a 3.6 GPA … currently majoring in Mathematics.

CAREER STATS

RECEIVING      GP       REC      YARDS TD       LNG     AVG

2014                9          28        395      0          42        14.1

2015                10        32        418      4          74        131.

2016                11        44        709      4          46        16.1

2017                10        49        849      3          55        17.3

Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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