- United States
- ST, OG
- Cincinnati, OH
- High School
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Major: Family Resource Management (2009-10), Undeclared (2006-08)
Weight: 313 (2010), 321 (2009), 310 (2008), 295 (2006-07)
2010 Media Guide: veteran offensive lineman who continues to enhance his contributions to the Buckeyes … will look to be a leader of that group as a senior … working at left guard during spring drills.
2009: Spent the most time at guard for the Rose Bowl champions … third-year letterwinner.
2009 Media Guide: competed during spring practice with Justin Boren for the vacated left guard position … quality offensive lineman with his best football ahead of him.
2008: Reserve offensive lineman who has provided quality depth at guard … missed the Northwestern and Illinois games with injury … second-year letterman.
2008 Media Guide: Enters the 2008 season listed as the backup to Ben Person at right guard … quality offensive lineman with his best football ahead of him.
2007: Got his first taste of collegiate action at right guard … also played on special teams … first-year letterman.
2006 Media Guide: A 2006 Parade All-American … ranked among the Top 6 offensive lineman in the country.
High School: The 2005 Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year … Ohio North-South All-Star selection … helped lead Colerain to a 15-0 record and the 2004 Ohio Div. I state championship … Greater Miami Conference 2005 Offensive Player of the Year … selected for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … 130 knockdowns as a senior and graded 92-percent … first-team All-Ohio 2004 and 2005.
Personal: Son of Joe and Marcy Smith … father was a four-year letterman on the offensive line for the Buckeyes from 1979-82 and was his position coach in high school … younger brother Spencer is a fullback for the Buckeyes … favorite food is fried chicken … likes to pray before games … favorite music artist is George Strait … favorite American from history is Ronald Reagan … most inspirational person in his life is Tyson Gentry.