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2010 Football Roster

Dwight Smith

Class: Sr.
Position: DT
Height: 6-2
Weight: 272 pounds
Previous School: Swainsboro HS
Hometown: Swainsboro, GA

Honors: 2010 - Voted honorable mention All-Sun Belt by the league's coaches and media.

2010: Voted one of the team's four permanent captains ... Started all 13 games ... Third among defensive linemen with 792 total snaps ... Earned 12 winning grades from the coaches ... Enjoyed a career year with a personal-best 44 tackles, including 8.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, four pass breakups, three hurries, and a blocked kick ... Led all defensive linemen with 69 snaps against Minnesota and added three stops ... Turned in four tackles and a TFL in win over APSU ... Collected six stops at Memphis ... Voted a game captain against Louisiana ... Had four tackles at Georgia Tech ... Turned in a TFL and two hurries against ULM ... Blocked a PAT against ASU ... Had three tackles and two pass breakups against North Texas ... Recorded four stops, including two sacks in win over FAU ... Had five tackles, including 1.5 TFLs and a half sack at FIU ... Added eight tackles, including two TFLs, and a pass breakup in bowl game against Miami.

2009: Played all 13 games and had 12 starts ... Had 664 total snaps to rank third among linemen and had a season-best 73 against FAU ... Earned 10 winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished with 22 tackles, two TFLs, a fumble recovery, a pass breakup and a blocked kick ... Suffered a knee injury mid-way through spring drills and missed the last six practices but was 100 percent when fall camp opened ... Collected four tackles in win over Maryland ... Had two tackles and a fumble recovery against WKU ... Also had two stops at FAU ... Had two tackles and blocked his first career field goal in win over FIU ... Turned in five tackles, including two TFLs in win at ULM.

2008: Played in all 12 games and earned 10 starts ... Turned in a career-best 30 tackles (coaches had him with 31 stops) on the year to go with 7.5 tackles for loss, a sack, a forced fumble, and a pass breakup ... Was second among linemen with 535 total snaps played, including a season-best 60 at Louisiana ... Earned nine winning grades from the coaches ... Had one tackle in opener against Troy and it went for a loss of yards ... Also had one stop in win over Maryland ... Collected four tackles at Kentucky and two at Arkansas State ... Added five tackles, a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss in win over FAU ... Had four tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss at FIU ... Turned in three stops at Louisville and had two and a TFL against ULM ... Forced a fumble and had a tackle for loss against North Texas ... Had five tackles and a tackle for loss in season finale against Louisiana.

2007: Played in 10 of 12 games ... Finished the year with 15 tackles to go along with a sack, two tackles for loss, and a pass breakup ... Played a total of 288 snaps ... Saw action in his first collegiate game at LSU with 37 total snaps and three solo tackles ... Had just four snaps against WKU ... Added three tackles in the win over FIU ... Collected two tackles in 37 snaps against UVA and recorded one stop at Memphis ... Made his first career sack against ASU ... Had three tackles including one for loss of yards and a pass breakup against North Texas ... Tallied one tackle at ULM in 36 snaps and also added one stop at Troy.

High School: Was the team captain in leading Swainsboro High School to a 9-2 record in 2006 ... Earned all-region and all-area honors after collecting 69 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, and three sacks ... Had more than 165 tackles for his career ... In a game against Screven County, Smith earned player of the week honors after tallying 10 tackles including three for loss, one caused fumble, a pass breakup, and a fumble recovery ... Lettered four years in football, three years in basketball, and four years in track ... Was the region shot put champion in 2006 ... Played for Coach Shane Williamson.

Full Name: Dwight Jermone Smith ... Parent: Geraldine Smith ... Born: 9/5/88 ... Major: Physical Education.

2007 Game-by-Game Stats
2008 Game-by-Game Stats
2009 Game-by-Game Stats
2010 Game-by-Game Stats