RANKINGS: Rated the No. 24 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 29 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 186 wide receiver in the country and the No. 39 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 213 wide receiver in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 71 tight end in the country, the No. 167 player in his region and the No. 35 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 17, 2011 … A first-team Group AA all-state selection at wide receiver by VirginiaPreps … Named a Newport News Daily Press All-Star as a returner … Hauled in 36 passes for 843 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season … Scored 17 touchdowns as a senior, including a punt and kickoff return for a score … A first-team All-Bay Rivers District selection at receiver after his senior season … Also a first-team all-district selection as a kick returner and a second-team selection as a defensive back … Caught 27 passes for 558 yards as a junior despite not playing receiver for nearly three games because of a broken hand … Player host was Griffin Hite … Recruited by Curt Newsome.
PERSONAL: Born 10/19/94 in Richmond, VA … Son of Thomas and Denise Smith … Has lived in seven different places because of his father’s military career … Has a younger brother … Contemplated major is human development.