Lubbock Smith, 6-0, 185-pound safety
Stats: 119 tackles, three interceptions, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Jersey No.19
Accolades: All-District and All -Area
Strengths: "I cover well, and I'm a very intense player in the box. I don't miss tackles."
Needs work: "I need to work on a lot of things. I need to practice harder, work-out more, and just prepare myself for college."
Additional facts: Two year letterman in football and track, 2.8 GPA, 18 ACT. Smith plans to major in Education with a minor in Business.
Smith was born 1/26/90 and son of Lubbock and Yolanda Smith.
Recruiting coach: "Coach Tim Beck recruited me for Kansas. We built a real good relationship. He offered me during my junior year. We established an early relationship, and everything went from there."
Expect to redshirt?: "From what I'm told, I'm not going to get redshirted. I want to find out what all I have to do, and get it done. I'm good adjusting and adapting, so I think I'll do well."
Why KU?: "They were the first one to offer me. I started getting calls from other colleges, but I felt Kansas was there with me the whole time and that showed me they really cared. When I visited I felt at home. I'm pretty sure Kansas is where I need to be."
Kansas Signee Lubbock Smith
Phog.net Top Stories
Q&A on KU Football recruitingFinal installment of our Q&A with Scout Director of Recruiting Brandon Huffman on the challenges ahead for Kansas football.
Phog.netYesterday at 9:02 AM
NSD Recap - KickersTaking another look at National Signing Day 2017, position by position, continuing with kickers.
Phog.netSunday at 9:34 PM
Kansas Escapes WacoNo. 3 Kansas escaped Waco with a narrow win over No. 4 Baylor. The Jayhawks trailed early, but used an 8-0 run late in the game to go up 2. The 65-67 victory gave Kansas the season…
Phog.netSunday at 12:39 PM
Kansas' Dynamic DuoThe Kansas dynamic duo of Frank Mason III and Joshua Jackson showed why they are elite talent in the NCAA. The two teamed up for four huge dunks, accounting for four of Mason's 8…
Phog.netSunday at 12:24 PM