Donald Smith: His enthusiasm really makes you want to play for him. He wants to win just as much as I do and that's a good thing.
Cyclone Sports Report: Why did you ultimately sign with Iowa State?
Donald Smith: It's just a great opportunity to help an upcoming program get to the top.
Cyclone Sports Report: Who is the NFL player that you are most compared to or that you look up to the most?
Donald Smith: Even though he is a safety a lot of people down here compare me to John Lynch who played for the Buccaneers because of all of the hard hitting that I do on the field.
Cyclone Sports Report: How did your season end up?
Donald Smith: We went 6-4 and just missed making the playoffs.
Cyclone Sports Report: Which is the Big 12 team that you are most looking forward to playing against during your Iowa State career?
Donald Smith: I would say really all of them. The team I want to play the most is Iowa and I really want to help them beat the in-state rival school.