Demontrez Simmington was a 2 year starter for the Greenville Panthers. In those 2 years he accumulated over 800 yards in receiving, with
more than 10 touchdowns. Demontrez had a break out year in his senior season
were he caught 687 yards in receiving.
During that year he also had 8 touchdowns and an average of 17.2 yards
per reception. Demontrez was willing to give us an interview about the Australian
team he will be playing for next season.
Q: Where are you going to be playing?
A: I will be playing in Australia for the Bendigo Dragons.
Q: What are you looking forward to the most?
A: The experience outside the states, bust most of all continuing my football career.
Q: Have they told you what position you are going to be playing?
A: Yes, I will be playing Wide Receiver and some Tight End.
Q: If you could say one thing to Greenville College players, what would it be?
A: Never give up on your dream. No matter how much adversity comes with it, fight through it and stay positive.
Q: Has there been anyone who has helped you getting back into the game of football?
A: I really never left the game of football; I just kept working hard and waiting on my opportunity. If I would have to pick someone in particular it would be the Schomakers. They have done so much for me, and have helped me become a better person.
Q: Are you nervous about playing football again?
A: Not at all. I’m actually very excited to get back into it. I want to show myself and all the doubters that it’s not over by a long shot.
Q: If there was one thing you could say to EMAP Nation, what would it be?
A: Thank you for all your support, and helping me become a better athlete as well as a man.
Q: Last question; tell us something about you, that most people don’t know about you.
A: I still watch the old cartoon episodes of Dragonball Z.
Demontrez will forever be in the family of EMAP Nation, and we wish him the best of luck!