5-11, 220-pound back rushed for more than 500 yards and 12 touchdowns in only
four games last season. He injured his elbow, causing him to miss the rest of
the season. Even with his brief stint in the lineup, Smith managed to must
all-county honors as well as spot on the
The Scout.com 4-star back said LSU almost didn't make his last cut.
"I sat down with my mom and coach Cal (his high school coach) and we got it down to those first five teams, then the next day I got a letter in the mail from LSU giving me an offer and I went ahead and added them to the list," said Smith.
LSU may have made the list but Smith said that he hasn't had a conversation with one coach from LSU.
got a text message one day, but that's about it," said Smith. "
will have a busy end of July coming up. He has scheduled stops at
During all of his visits he'll be looking for one important element at each school.
"I want to see where I feel the most comfortable," said Smith. "I know I'm going to be there for the next four years so I want to be somewhere I am happy. I want to be able to talk with all the coaches and get along with all the players. I'm going to ask the players how the coaches are after the recruiting process to see if they act the same. I want to make sure a school is as good as it seems after recruiting is over."
GPA 2.8/SAT 840