April 20, 2006

Knoxville's Smith Weighing Options

After a less than stellar year in 2006, the state of Tennessee looks to be well-stocked with football prospects in the upcoming senior class. It's also worth noting that for a change, that talent isn't overly 'western weighted', with East Tennessee boasting multiple SEC-caliber prospects. Knox Catholic's Harrison Smith is one local standout holding numerous big-time offers.

Smith (6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 4.5 40-yard dash) is a two-way standout at safety and running back at the high school level. He could project at any number of positions at the next level because of his versatility and size, but the early consensus is that most schools like him as a safety.

Tennessee wasted little time in making sure the hometown product knew the Vols were interested, extending an early offer this winter. Since then, Smith has picked up offers from Boston College, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech, Stanford and most recently Clemson.

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