Dwight Smith, a four-year letterman at Middle Tennessee under Rick Stockstill, is in his first season as a graduate assistant. Smith will assist with the defense.
The Swainsboro, Ga., native played defensive tackle for the Blue Raiders from 2007 to 2010 and was voted a permanent team captain his senior year. Smith played in 48 career games, starting 35, and finished with 111 tackles and 20 TFLs. Smith also started on Middle Tennessee’s 2009 New Orleans Bowl team and the 2011 GoDaddy.com Bowl squad.
Smith, an honorable mention All-SBC player in 2010, served as a student assistant on the 2011 Blue Raider coaching staff.
Smith earned his degree in physical education from Middle Tennessee in 2010.