Recruiting: 10 Questions With Jeremy Smith

GoPokes.com is contacting as many as of Oklahoma State's commitments as possible leading up to National Signing Day. We are asking each of them the same 10 questions, some football related and others not, in an attempt to give fans a chance to get to better know their future Cowboy. Check back each and every day leading up to Feb. 4 for more questions and answers with the OSU stars of the future.

1) What about Oklahoma State first caught your eye?
Jeremy Smith: Basically when I was younger they were the first team I thought about playing for and I just stuck with them.

2) What was your deciding factor in committing to the Cowboys?
Smith: Playing time. How early I can play and how close I was to home. Also, the facilities and the fans there.

3) What are three words that describe you as a person?
Smith: Energetic, well-rounded and smart.

4) What are three words that describe you as a football player?
Smith: Competitive, fast and fearless.

5) What is your favorite thing to do on the football field?
Smith: Score touchdowns.

6) What is your favorite thing to do off the field?
Smith: Spend time with my girlfriend, Brittney, and my mom and brother.

7) If you don't go on to play in the NFL, what would you like to do?
Smith: Coach, that's really what I want to do. I don't care about the NFL that much I just want to coach.

8) What are you most looking forward to in terms of playing for Oklahoma State?
Smith: Helping the team out and helping them to win a national championship.

9) What do you feel will be your biggest challenge in moving from high school to college?
Smith: Speed and strength. Adjusting to the speed of the game at any level is a challenge.

10) Who is the one player on Oklahoma State's roster, or in your recruiting class, that you are most excited to be teammates with next season?
Smith: David Paulsen.

Jeremy Smith, RB, 5-11, 204, 4.48, Tulsa (Union), Okla.
Bench Press: 295, Squat: 425, VJ: 32"
Stats: Sr. - 266 car. -1,664-yards and 30 TDs, 6.25-ypc; Jr. - 256 car. - 1,748-yards and 20 Tds; So. - 159 car. - 830-yards and 11 Tds; Career - 681 car. - 4,242-yards and 61 TDs
Honors: Sr. - Scout #13 running back prospect nationally, SuperPrep All American, Super Prep #6 prospect in the Midlands, Daily Oklahoman Offensive Player of the Year, Daily Oklahoman 1st Team All State, Tulsa World 1st Team All State, Tulsa World 1st Team All Metro, 1st Team All District 6A-4
Jr. - Daily Oklahoman 2nd Team All State, Tulsa World 2nd Team All State, Tulsa World 1st Team All Metro
Other schools recruiting: Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas

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