|High School:||Greenville (Hargrave Military Acad.)|
2012: Started all 11 games at defensive tackle, giving him 16 career starts through two years at CSU...Recorded 25 tackles and two tackles for loss on the season...Came up with four solo stops in season opener at The Citadel (9/1)...Posted four tackles, inclduing 0.5 a tackle for loss, in win over VMI (10/13)...Finished the season with a strong performance at Coastal Carolina (11/17), racking up four tackles and one for loss.
2011: Appeared in nine games at defensive tackle, starting five…first career start came in home opener versus Norfolk State on Sept. 24…tallied 28 tackles (14 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss, a quarterback hit, and a fumble recovery…recovered a fumble in homecoming game versus Wesley on Oct. 1…set career-high with five tackles against VMI on Oct. 15…also recorded five tackles versus Gardner-Webb on Oct. 29, and against Presbyterian on Nov. 19…all of his tackles for loss came in game at Gardner-Webb on Oct. 29.
High School: Played for coach Phil Magdic at Greenville High School and was an all-region and all-county selection...Earned best lineman award as well as the coaches for character award at Greenville...Also a star track athlete, earning all-county, all-region and all-state honors in the discus while at Greenville.
Personal: Son of David and Rachel Smith...older brother played football at Clemson.