Tight End, 6-6, 245
Rivals: No. 19 overall tight end ... No. 4 overall prospect
Scout.com: No. 7 overall tight end ... No. 31 overall in the
Tom Lemming (ESPN): No. 12 overall tight end
PrepStar: All-America ... No. 19 overall tight end
Honors: Fox Sports Net 2005 All-South Team ... Rated No. 6
prospect in Tennessee by Knoxville News Sentinel ... All-Knoxville Interscholastic
League ... Named to preseason Reebok All-Southeastern Team.
Stats: Finished senior campaign in 2005 with 21 receptions
for 420 yards and six touchdowns ... Also tallied 55 tackles and nine sacks
on defense as a senior ... As a junior in 2004, caught 25 passes ... As a
sophomore in 2003 at Knoxville Central HS, tallied additonal six receptions
from the tight end spot ... For career, totalled 52 receptions.
Misc: Started at defensive end and tight end as a senior
and junior at Powell ... Three-year starter on the basketball team ... As
a senior on the hardwood, he is currently averaging 17 points a game, nine
rebounds, six assists ... Father, Darryl, played offensive line at Tennessee
from 1983-86 and six seasons in the NFL ... Also a basketball standout for
the Panthers ... Coach at Powell HS: Larry Stephens ... Full name: Joseph
Lee Smith ... Born: Nov. 21, 1987.
(from utsports information)