Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-Conference honors last season after totaling 38/358/3. Junior numbers included 23/335. Began his college career Tennessee.
Positives: "Large, powerful blocking tight end with NFL ability. Bends his knees, quickly gets his hands up and blocks with terrific fundamentals. Strong, easily turns defenders from the play and handles opposing defensive lineman. Blocks with a nasty attitude and always works to finish the play. Sturdy pass catcher that makes the difficult reception in a crowd. Nicely adjusts to the errant throw and possesses adequate hands."
Negatives: Large lumbering tight end who lacks a quick release off the line and possesses minimal speed.
Analysis: Smith heads towards the draft at the top blocking tight end in the entire process. He's an adequate pass catcher though not effective more than a few yards off the line of scrimmage. He will be drafted solely as a number two tight end brought onto the field for his blocking skills. Smith may also get consideration as a developmental offensive tackle.
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