Date of Birth: 02/09/1987
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 198 lbs
Pro Experience: 4 years
College Experience: South Carolina State
Resides: Aiken, SC (Aiken HS)
Retained by the Jacksonville Sharks during the Exclusive Period following the 2014 season... Enters his fifth season in the Arena Football League (Jacksonville, 2011-14).
2014 Smith made 13 starts for the Sharks in 2014 before suffering a season-ending knee injury in Week 16 against Pittsburgh... Despite the missed time, led the Sharks with seven interceptions while ranking third on the team with 12 pass breakups... Also caught six touchdown passes and led the team with 408 kickoff return yards... Recorded three different two-interception games, including a Week 13 contest against Spokane in which he pulled in a game-winning pick-six with five minutes left... Collected five touchdown receptions between Week 15 and Week 16, his final two appearances of the season. 2013 Moving back to defensive back full-time, Smith emerged as one of the league's top playmakers in the secondary in 2013... Set a new single-season franchise record and finished third in the league with 12 interceptions... Had more picks than the rest of his Shark teammates combined... Also was the team's third-leading tackler, totaling 74.5 stops (61 solo) and 1.5 tackles for loss... Had four separate two-interception games, including against Orlando in Week 15 when he sealed the game with an interception on the final play. 2012 Smith established new franchise records in all-purpose yards (2,984), kick return yards (1,707) and kick return touchdowns (3)... Scored 34 touchdowns (29 receiving, 2 rushing, 3 kick return)... Moved to defensive back midway through the team’s Week 18 matchup against Milwaukee due to an injury to Micheaux Robinson... Including playoffs, Smith recorded an interception in each of the Sharks’ final five games... 2011 Played in 17 games as a rookie… Had his best day in the secondary, Week 9 at Philadelphia (5/6), where he had two interceptions for 57 yards, including a 41-yard interception return for a touchdown... Tied for second on the team with six interceptions in 2011.
Other Professional Experience
2010 Went to training camp with and was a member of the NFL Green Bay Packers practice squad.
Played at South Carolina State University from 2006-09… Smith was a four-year starter for the Bulldogs, gaining experience on both sides of the ball... Smith spent three seasons as a wide receiver where he caught 108 passes for 1,516 yards and 13 TDs. As a junior, Smith converted to defensive back... In his 13 games, Smith had 26 tackles (15 solo), four interceptions and two fumble recoveries... One fumble recovery was returned 41 yards for the winning score against Florida A&M.
Attended Aiken High School, (Aiken, S.C.).