September 23, 2021
"Changing Lives, Improving Communities"

Diamond In The Rough: Tyrone Montgomery

Tyrone Montgomery is a class of 2021 wide receiver out of Woodlawn High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is 6’2″ and weighs 165 pounds. He is an excellent route runner and has good hands. He can make the difficult catches and doesn’t mind blocking. Montgomery has been 2nd team All-District Offense and has a 3.0 GPA. He is also a part of the Basketball team.

CHECK OUT MONTGOMERY’S HIGHLIGHTS HERE

How would you describe your season?

My season was good. It was hard to find teams to play because of COVID-19 and we had a lot of games canceled. Other than that, it was a really fun season for my last run!

Did you have any specific goals for this season?

Goals I had were to make it to the playoffs, have over a certain amount of yards, and plenty of catches. All happened except the playoffs. When we found out we were in the playoffs was when we also found out we had to quarantine. 

How did you even get into football? Is there anything specific that motivated you to keep playing?

I started playing football because of my dad. I’ve been playing since I was 4. He passed away when I was 14. Since then, that has kept me going ever since. 

What has football taught you about yourself or life?

Football has taught me to never give up no matter what happens. It’s up to you to stay strong and push through!

What’s your favorite thing about being a wide receiver?

My favorite thing about my position is how creative I can get being at wide receiver and making big plays. 

How would your coaches and teammates describe you?

My coaches and teammates would say I am a leader and a team player.

What would you say are your main strengths on the field?

My main strength on the field is being able to read the defense to get open. My speed, height ,hands, and jumping ability are also strengths I have.

What’s your favorite thing about playing football in Louisiana?

Playing football in Louisiana is the best! It’s a lot of guys who help you get better and will give you a little challenge. 

Three words to describe yourself?

Fun, hardworking, and determined. 

What hobbies do you have?

My hobbies include playing basketball, working out, and track!

Are there any college or NFL athletes that you look up to or try to model your play style after?

I would try and model my play style as Jerry Jeudy. He is a receiver for the Denver Broncos.

What is one thing could you not go a day without?

I can’t go without YouTube.