Kansas Signee Lubbock Smith

Lubbock Smith, Scout.com two-star safety from Dallas-Carter, Texas, is officially a Jayhawk. The letter of intent has arrived.

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."

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