Before Middle Tennessee: Attended University of Tennessee for one year and Columbia State CC for one year.
High School: First Team All-District selection as junior for coach Stanley Bean at Franklin County HS ... Named team Slugger of the Year as junior and senior ... Also team Defensive Player of the Year in football as junior and senior ... Graduated with 3.94 GPA.
Personal: Joshua Edmund Smith ... Son of Glenn Dale and Kimberly Ann Smith ... Born September 9, 1982 ... Majoring in Business Administration ... Cousin, Larry Patton, was member of state championship Franklin County team in 1968, Junior College World Series MVP in 1970 and drafted by Boston Red Sox.