Toree Boyd – Offensive Guard – Senior – Howard
Alex Khvatov: What are your measurements (height, weight and forty time)?
Toree Boyd: 6’3, 315lbs and N/A on the 40 at the moment.
Alex Khvatov: Coming out of high school, what programs showed interest in
Toree Boyd: FAU, Southern, Morgan State, FIU, USF and Howard.
Alex Khvatov: Why did you choose Howard?
Toree Boyd: After sitting out for a year after graduating high school. Howard felt more like home with my head coach Gary Harrell being from Miami. I was also able to have my fellow teammate from Miami Central come to Howard with me. He played a big impact on my decision.
Alex Khvatov: Describe your overall career.
Toree Boyd: My overall career was a success. I started 46 games at Howard University. I was an All-American for four years and a captain for three years. So it’s just been a blessing.
Alex Khvatov: What are your strengths?
Toree Boyd: My strengths are my pass blocking, aggressiveness to finish blocks and athleticism to play all five positions.
Alex Khvatov: What areas of your game are you trying to improve upon?
Toree Boyd: I’m trying to improve on my run blocking and sustaining blocks downfield more.
Alex Khvatov: Where are you currently training for the NFL Draft?
Toree Boyd: Currently, I am training at Howard University until March when I head down to train in Florida for the pro day.
Alex Khvatov: How would you describe your experience at the 2017 Tropical
Toree Boyd: My experience at the Tropical Bowl was phenomenal. I met guys from all over that have the same dreams as me. I got to compete against guys that play for FBS schools. It was a great experience for me.
Alex Khvatov: What is the biggest thing that you took away from that
Toree Boyd: The biggest thing I took away from this weekend was small schools guys can compete with those guys from the FBS level.
Alex Khvatov: What type of feedback did you receive from scouts at the
Toree Boyd: They love my attitude and like the way I play the game of football.
Alex Khvatov: What is the highlight of your career up to this point?
Toree Boyd: The highlight of my career was competing against Maryland, Rutgers, Boston College, App State, Eastern Michigan, Old Dominion, Akron and showing that I can compete with those guys.
Alex Khvatov: What is your favorite NFL team?
Toree Boyd: Seattle Seahawks.
Alex Khvatov: Who is your favorite NFL player?
Toree Boyd: John Miller, Trent Williams and Richie Incognito.
Alex Khvatov: What is the most important trait for a OL?
Toree Boyd: To be nasty and physical.
Alex Khvatov: What players on your team should we keep an eye on for next
Toree Boyd: Travon Hunt ( CB ), Howard Warren ( LT ), Gerald Wright ( G ) and Devin Rollins ( LB/DE ).
Alex Khvatov: Who is the best player that you faced during your career?
Toree Boyd: Leonard Williams in high school who plays for the Jets now, Javon Hargrave ( SCSU ), Harold Landry ( BC ) and Rodney Gunter ( Del State ).
Alex Khvatov: What do you enjoy most about football?
Toree Boyd: I enjoy being able to compete and making my hard work pay off.
Alex Khvatov: What are your hobbies?
Toree Boyd: Playing Madden and listening to music.
Alex Khvatov: What do you want to do with your life after your football
career is over?
Toree Boyd: I want to work for Homeland Security or help out the youth.
Alex Khvatov: What is the biggest life lesson that you have learned thus
Toree Boyd: I learned to never take things for granted.
Alex Khvatov: Finish the sentence, Toree Boyd is….
Toree Boyd: A sleeper in the 2017 Draft. He will show it to an organization that gives him a shot, and they will not regret it.