AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012:
• Saw action in two games, as a backup linebacker and on special teams.
• Played vs. New Hampshire and Brown.
• Played for head coach Bryson Warner at Ryle High School.
• Named the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior.
• Earned first team All-Star honors from the Northern Kentucky Coaches Association.
• Totaled 74 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions during his senior year, while catching 25 passes for 563 yards and four touchdowns on offense.
• Also lettered in basketball.
• Served as captain of the football and basketball teams in senior year.
• Son of Michael and Donnalyn Smith.
• Has one brother (Grant) and one sister (Carly).
• Father played both baseball and basketball at Siena Heights University, and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
• Has not yet declared a major.