RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 24 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 25 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 30 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 88 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 34 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 117 defensive tackle in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 91 defensive tackle in the country, the No. 158 player in his region and the No. 31 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 9, 2011 … The son of former Hokie defensive lineman and NFL Hall of Famer Bruce Smith … A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad … A second-team All-Eastern Region selection as a defensive lineman as a senior … Also, a first-team All-Beach District choice this past season … Recorded 42 tackles, including 13 for loss and four sacks, along with two fumble recoveries as a senior … Missed two games with an injury … Tallied 30 tackles, including four for a loss and six sacks as a junior … Player host was Kris Harley … Recruited by Curt Newsome.

PERSONAL: Born 2/28/94 in Norfolk, VA … Son of Bruce and Carmen Smith … Contemplated major is business technology or philosophy or pre-law.