5-star Trey Smith describes positional home with Vols

Center? Guard? Tackle? Where does Trey Smith want to play during his career as a Tennessee Volunteer? Find out.

Trey Smith is a Scout five-star talent that has the ability to plays as a true freshman at Tennessee.

What position fits the 313-pounder the best is hard to say, although IT projects the Jackson native as reaching his upside as an offensive guard.

"I can play any position," Smith told InsideTennessee on Thursday. "I like that guard spot, but wherever my team needs me, I'm going to fill that position and work hard."

The University School of Jackson product realizes what comes with being a big-name recruit, ranking by Scout as the No. 22 player in the 2017 class.

One of the attractions for Smith to Tennessee instead of programs like Alabama, Clemson, Mississippi, Notre Dame and Ohio State was his knowing that Rock Gullickson was bringing 17 years of experience in the NFL to be the strength and conditioning director in Knoxville.

"He's one of the best, man," Smith said. "I'm excited to work with him."

The five-star spoke about ares of improvement, earning the respect of his Team 121 teammates, life in Jackson and more in the video above.


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