Smith threw for 2,500 yards and 25 touchdowns and ran for over 700 yards and seven scores as a freshman. As a sophomore, he accounted for over 3,400 yards of total offense and 36 touchdowns.
As senior, he threw for 3,160 yards with 27 touchdowns and rushed for 1,111 yards and another 15 scores.
CUTigers caught up with him after day one at the North-South All-Star Football Game in Myrtle Beach, where he's been playing as an outside linebacker/safety.
"I've never played it. The coaches are congratulating me, saying I'm doing a great job. I've never really played it before," Smith said.
That's where he's likely to end up at Clemson.
The Scout.com No. 70 ranked safety, who is rated with three stars, is a candidate to enroll early at Clemson.
"Because, in college, I'm probably going to be playing defense, they wanted me to play defense up here, to get some experience of it," Smith said.
At first, he thought playing offense for the South team, but Smith got word that he and only one other teammate would be playing in his current role.
"I already know what college I'm going to, so I'm going to just play [defense]," Smith said.
After one day, he's enjoyed being on the opposite side of the ball.
"I get to compete with players that have been hitting me, so that's been a change," Smith said.
His team put on pads and started hitting on Monday.
"It was good. It was fun going against the people you hear of all the time," Smith said.
A candidate to enroll early, the official word on whether or not he will won't come until next Monday.
Last week, defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks and defensive coordinator Kevin Steele visited to watch Smith receive his award from the South Carolina Coaches Association.
"It meant a lot. It showed that they cared and that I'm a part of the family," he said.