"I don't know how to describe it."

Corey Smith has signed and faxed his letter of intent to the University of Alabama. Smith enrolled for the Spring semester and already on campus.

Corey Smith
6-0, 190, K/P
Musselman (Bunker Hill, WVa.)
Scout.com two-star recruit

Why Alabama?: "As soon as I got there I knew that is where I wanted to be. We looked around, and I loved it. I don't know how to describe it. They have great facilities, and the weather is great."

On coach Nick Saban as a recruiter: Coach Saban is a great coach. He has proven success in college. It's a number of things that I like about Alabama."

Bio: Smith's 2007 Stats include 16-of-16 PATs, 13 of 18 field goals (distances of 22, 22, 32, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 50, 51, 59); 29 touchbacks; 35 punts 39.1 yard average with a long of 67, nine inside the 20, 0 fair catches.

2005-2006-2007 Awards: Smith won longest kick-off at the National Kicking Service Camp in Westminister, Md., won the Chad Brock Memorial award for Special Teams MVP 2005 and 2006, named All-State honorable mention as sophomore. Smith ranked No.1 sophomore at the National Kicking Expo in Miami, (Fla.). He received the No.1 ranking in kicking among sophomores, and No.1 ranking in kickoffs among sophomores. Smith had 6th highest score at the combine out of over 100 contestants.

Smith was named the No.1 junior punter in the iplayers.com semi-finals combine series averaging nearly 50 yards a punt with 4-second hang. For 2006 (junior year) he was selected to the All-Journal news 1st team, All Herald 1st team, All-State 2nd team as punter, All-State special mention as kicker, All Gameday Team for Region in kicking and punting, won the National Championship for varsity punters in the iplayers National Finals, placed No.2 junior overall to the 2007 Scout.com Expo.

Smith broke two state records in his senior season--longest field goal and most in a season and selected All-State first team. Longest field goal ever made 60 yards, longtime soccer player, basketball and track and field.

Analysis: Smith is an excellent kicker with a strong leg and is very accurate. He will begin his career at Alabama as a kick-off and field goal kicker. He could also serve time as a punter.

ScoutSouth.com's Rebecca Johnston contributed to this report.

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