The 6-foot-5, 230-pound senior linebacker recorded 135 tackles, 14 quarterback pressures and five sacks this past season, leading the Lions (11-1) to the Class 4A playoffs. Smith also forced nine fumbles and broke up three passes. A First Team All-State selection, he was ranked as the nation’s No. 14 recruit in the Class of 2019 by 247Sports.com and has been selected to play in the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game.
Smith has maintained a 3.30 GPA in the classroom. He has verbally committed to play football on scholarship at Penn State University next fall.
Smith has served as an elementary school mentor and has volunteered locally on behalf of youth sports programs.