2016 - Sophomore Season
Played in all 13 games and started 12 at middle linebacker • Ranked second on the team with 113 tackles • Added six tackles for loss, one sack and three pass breakups • Ranked seventh in the ACC with 8.7 tackles per game • Had three stops in the Sun Bowl • Recorded a game-high 14 tackles vs. NC State • Posted seven tackles before leaving with an injury vs. The Citadel • Had nine tackles, including one for loss, at Duke • Made a team-high 12 tackles, including one for loss, in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Had four tackles, a sack and a pass breakup in the second half at Virginia • Posted six tackles in the win at Miami, but was flagged for targeting and had to sit out the remainder of the second half and the first half against Virginia • Tallied a career-high 15 tackles against Virginia Tech • Made a 38-yard return of a blocked field goal in the win at No. 12 Florida State • Also added six tackles against the Seminoles • Had 11 tackles and a tackle for loss in the comeback win over Pitt • Made a game-high 14 tackles, including one for loss, and broke up a pass, in a win at Illinois and was named the ACC Linebacker of the Week • Had seven tackles and a four-yard tackle for loss against Georgia.
2015 - Freshman Season
Saw playing time at both the Sam and Mike linebacker positions and appeared in all 14 games • Finished with 53 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble, one interception and one pass breakup • Finished with nine tackles (five solo) and his first career interception in the win at NC State • Registered his first career sack in the win over Miami • Had a pair of stops in the win over Duke • Established a career high with 11 tackles (six solo) in the win at Pitt • Finished with seven tackles in the Virginia win • Had three tackles against Wake Forest • Notched a pair of solo tackles in the win at Georgia Tech • Had four stops and a tackle for loss in the win over Delaware • Also had four tackles in the Illinois win • Had six tackles in the win over NC A&T • Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against South Carolina • Enrolled at UNC in January and participated in spring practice.
Trinity Christian Academy
Ranked the No. 19 inside linebacker in the country and the No. 64 player in Florida by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 5 middle linebacker in Florida and is rated No. 27 nationally at his position by Scout.com • Member of the Jacksonville Times-Union Super 75 • Ranked the No. 4 inside linebacker in Florida by the Times-Union • Helped lead Trinity to its second 3-A state championship • Finished his senior season with 65 tackles, including 5.5 for loss • High school head coach was Verlon Dorminey.
Nicknames are “10 Toes Down” and “56 Nightmares” • Best class he's taken at UNC is Sociology 122 because the professor was nice and he learned a lot about race and ethics • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the 49ers • His dream job is to play in the NFL • His New Year's resolution was to not get fat • People say he looks like teammate Ty'Son Williams • Favorite TV show is “Prison Break” • Favorite food is grapes • Favorite off-day activity is playing NBA 2K and FIFA • If he could guest star on a reality TV show, it would be “Jersey Shore” • The people who had the biggest impact on his life are his parents Charlene and Andre Smith • Birthday is April 20 • Enrolled in the General College.
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