First outdoor practice comes one week before spring game
Smith became a valuable member of the Commodore secondary as a second-year contributor... Played in 11 of 12 games, missing only the Georgia game... Played both safety and nickel back, earning starts in victory at Middle Tennessee and against Houston... Concluded the year with 10 total tackles and a defensed pass... Opened season with two tackles against Kentucky, then established personal high with three stops in win over Austin Peay... Also contributed pair of tackles at Ole Miss.
2014 Smith saw action in 10 games as a true freshman... Participated on special team coverage units and as reserve safety/nickel back in defensive secondary... Concluded the season with three solo tackles, with stops coming vs. South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
High School Senior captain... Two-way starter as junior and senior... In 2013, helped Patriots to superb 12-1 record, district title and Class 6A quarter-finals... 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 sports-writers' 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 INT and two forced fumbles.
Personal Emmanuel Demetric Smith... "Man"... Undeclared Major... Born July 25, 1995... Son of Demetrius and Stephanie Smith... Dad is a police officer; mom works at Dupont... Younger brother, Joshua, is a standout player at Oakland HS... Dad played at Middle Tennessee.
Career Highs Solo Tackles: 1 (2x), Last at MTSU, 10/3/2015 Total Tackles: 3, vs. Austin Peay, 9/19/2015 Break Ups: 1, vs. Austin Peay, 9/19/2014