Davon Smart

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Davon Smart

Davon Smart (RB/DB, 5’11"-190lbs 4.4 forty) from Hackensack High School in Hackensack, New Jersey is one of the most versatile players in the Northern New Jersey area. Due to his combination of speed and quickness, he has the ability to play either DB or RB in college. As a result, he will be one of the most valued prospects in New Jersey next fall.


Currently, Smart has a written scholarship offer from Rutgers.

Interest from…

He has been receiving a lot of attention from Maryland, North Carolina State, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Virginia, Wisconsin, Iowa, Boston College, and WVU.


- Has nice facilities
- He really likes his recruiting coach – Darin Rizzi.
- They are rebuilding, getting better, and soon they will be competing for championships.

North Carolina State
- Has a good program
- Likes the area

- Likes the area
-His former teammate Jermaine Dias plays there and tells him good things about the school.

Penn State
- Childhood favorite football team.

- Likes the offense – runs the ball and punishes the defense
- Traditional power that competes for the National Championship every year.


He would like to play in a warm climate. However, it is not a “deal breaker”. The school has to have places to go that is near to the campus.
He is looking for a program that has a balance attack, if not more of a run based offense.

When do you plan on making a decision?

He stated that he will take all of his visits then sit down with his parents and coaches before making a commitment.

Camps & unofficials

He will be going to UVa, MD, NCS, and Rutgers on unofficial visits.

Rutgers Junior Day

He found out that they are rebuilding their facility, which he found to be really nice. He also really likes the coaching staff.


Currently, he is not sure. However, he is considering accounting.

Other Sports

Smart runs track – 100m (Best -11.0), 200m (Best - 22.9) and 55m (Best - 6.4)


At Parissi’s speed and quickness facility, Smart did the following:

- Shuttle - 3.99 * Best performance ever done at the facility
- Vertical - 35.5”
- 5 jump - 68.6
- 40 Forty 4.5

Donald "Big Dog" Forbes: dforbes@theinsiders.com
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