Jacques Smith signs with UT
Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 235
Honors: Chattanooga Times Free Press 2009 Best of Preps City Defensive Player of the Year ... Knoxville News Sentinel's No. 1-rated prospect in Tennessee ... No. 1 prospect in Tennessee, No. 5 overall weakside defensive end in the nation and No. 67 overall prospect in the nation by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the No. 8 defensive end in the nation and 36th-best overall prospect by Scout.com ... Participated in the 2010 U.S. Army All-America Bowl ... Named first-team All-State and Class AAA lineman of the year in Tennessee as a senior and junior ... Named to USA Today All-USA first team ... Two-time All-Region and Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year.
Stats: 79 tackles, 21 tackles-for-loss, 9.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior ... Tallied 80 tackles, 28 tackles-for-loss and 13 sacks as a junior.