Position
Defensive Line
Height
6'6
Weight
292 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Houma, La.
Major
Communication Studies
High School
Terrebonne HS

An outstanding young prospect that made an immediate impact during 2021 spring practice … The nation’s top prep defensive lineman in the fall of 2020 … Graduated early and enrolled at LSU in January of 2021 … Tremendous power, strength and quickness … Great attitude with a willingness to learn and improve … Caught the eye of coaches and teammates with a dominant first spring at LSU … Emerged from spring as a player that will be play many snaps this fall … Coach Ed Orgeron said of Smith during the spring, “he’s our best pass rusher inside right now. No question, he’s going to play a lot and can push for a starting position” … First player in LSU history to wear the No. 0

HIGH SCHOOL
The nation’s top defensive line prospect according to Rivals … Has the size and athleticism to be the next great defensive lineman for the Tigers … Rated with five-stars by both 247 Sports and Rivals and earned four-stars from ESPN … Is the top-ranked player in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2021 … Listed as the nation’s No 2 defensive line prospect according to the 247 Sports Composite, which also has him ranked No. 18 overall nationally … Had a dominant high school career at Terrebonne, racking up over 200 tackles, 60 tackles for loss and 26 sacks … As a senior, registered 63 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, nine sacks and 22 quarterback hurries … Combined for 141 tackles, 36 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and batted down 11 passes as a sophomore and junior … Earned a spot on the All-American Bowl roster.

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