Track finalist attends scout combine

Tim Smith (S, Plaquemine, LA) - Louisiana's 110 Hurdles Finalist attended the combine that was held at Tulane last Saturday. We were able to get up with Tim after the combine took place.

Player Profile (stats gathered from scout combine)

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 193
40 time: 4.8
Squat: 455
Bench: 275
vertical: 31"
Grades: 3.2 GPA / 17 ACT

From: Plaquemine, LA
High School:
Plaquemine (4A)

The following information was revealed during our interview with Tim Smith:

Which position are you being recruited to play on the next level? "Strong safety."

What do you do best at SS? "Let me see, my run support. I would say that is my strongest attribute."

What are you working on the most? "The most, my take off speed for one. And just breaking down and making more tackles."

How long have you been starting for Plaquemine Sr? "For two years."

What were your stats as a junior? "I really do not even know them."

Any awards? "Not for football, only for track."

What did you win in track? "I was named All-State and All-Region in the hurdles, and I also made All-District 4 by 100."

Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest? "ULL is the only one that has approached me."

Anybody else sending you letters? "Auburn and Ole Miss."

Which colleges have come by your school to evaluate you? "ULL, Texas Southern, and Ole Miss."

Any calls? "Ole Miss called my coach."

Which colleges are sticking out? "For the time being, ULL has given me the best offer. If LSU or Ole Miss were to try and work something out, it would direct my attention."

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