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    Offensive Line   6-6   340
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"Vanderbilt is getting a big athletic kid in the secondary, a young man that should be able to make his presence felt quickly."
-Thomas McDaniel

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Emmanuel Smith DB   6-2   205
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HIGH SCHOOL
Senior captain... Three-year varsity letterwinner... Two-way starter as junior and senior... In 2013, helped Patriots to superb 12-1 record, district title and Class 6A quarterfinals... Posted 34 solo tackles, 54 total stops, three interceptions and four forced fumbles as DB... Caught 16 passes for 201 yards as WR... Named to sportswriters' 6A First Team All-State squad and Tennessean's Dandy Dozen and All-Midstate teams... Played in postseason Semper Fi All-American Game... Started at QB and DB as junior... As QB, rushed for 777 yards, passed for 628 yards and accounted for 10 TDs; as DB, had 77 total tackles, an interception, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery... Honors student.

PERSONAL
Emmanuel Demetric Smith... "Man"... Born July 25, 1995... Son of Demetrius and Stephanie Smith... Dad is a police officer; mom works at Dupont... Has a younger brother, Joshua... Dad played at Middle Tennessee.

OAKLAND COACH THOMAS MCDANIEL
"Emmanuel was in our program for four years, and has been a great teammate, great athlete and all-around good kid the entire time.

"Vanderbilt is getting a big athletic kid in the secondary, a young man that should be able to make his presence felt quickly. With his size, athletic ability, and football IQ, Emmanuel can help right away.

"Emmanuel has been a leader on and off the field at Oakland High School. He's a vocal guy when he needs to be. More than anything, Emmanuel leads by example with his words and actions."

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