4.29: 1-on-1 with 49ers LB Aldon Smith
Aldon Smith talks about his initial reaction to being drafted in the first round by the 49ers.
So we finally get to go one on one with niners' first round pick Alden Smith and -- I'm gonna take you back to the first Snyder the NFL draft. We're waiting for pick number seven and what is Alden Smith doing. I'm talking in the blink -- who two on and just relax and calm down. Foot Angelos didn't. And were you doing over a certain activity where you guys plan a video game. Now we're both of New York. -- the table right next to me and but they you know who you were before me I was talking to -- the time and then I got -- my phone ring. And then that was it the next thing it's history. And forty niner fans are thinking well. There's a guy from Missouri was about to wear the red of the San Francisco 49ers it ends up being -- how surprised were you that your phone rang. I was different approach -- in the -- Kim had a visitor but I really have too much communications since there was that the Cisco. At what point all the did you realize that you were starting to move up on draft boards was it sometime after pro day at Missouri. Yet you know took about thirteen business in the right within those visits like coming -- A film in my age for them you know that I was moving up a little bit. And do you realize that you're coming in at a time of the niners certainly need help at the pass rush position. You're a defensive -- college they wanna make you the -- sideline -- at the pro game what do you need to learn to make the transition. I was just the coverages arm things like that just you know political positions -- got to learn. -- of a lot better businesswomen alert. When it comes to realizing coverages can you reach back into your high school days weren't -- a bit of an offensive performer. In football and your high school days. -- I was a political motive in the scoop. Tight end save got a good hands you know the routes they're going to be pushing Vernon. I can be pushing Vernon Davis for his spotted the tied at a yield to wake. I'm not open so you know murder is doing a great job over there. -- stick to defense and -- going on outside. As far as your health and physically wear your -- when you get ready to play football you did have the fractured -- mile. How are you right now physically how does that affect the way you comply. The number heard the -- known for -- great over the metro news biology. Well -- coming in northern California gonna get analogies brother thanks so much for joining us here we do appreciate it and good luck in your forty -- future. But it thank you.