During his career, he has coached in 5 bowl games and has coached current or former NFL players Fred Smoot, Eric Moulds, Waine Bacon, Eric Brown and Robert Bean.
Smith's specific position responsibility has not yet been determined on Croom's coaching staff. Smith, however, has shown an ability to teach on both sides of the ball, having served six seasons as a defensive backfield coach following one year as the wide receivers coach during his initial stay in Starkville.
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