Demond Smith
Demond Smith

RS Junior

Monroe, Ga.

High School:
Monroe Area

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 191




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ACC Championship on December 6, 2014.


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An athletic defender who took over as a starter at safety last season after Jamal Golden went down with an injury... can play any position in the secondary... began his career at Tech as a quarterback before moving to defensive back in late August, 2011.

2014 (junior):Played in all 13 games, starting nine ... Ranks third onthe defense and first among defensive backs with 71 tackles, including 52 solo and two tackles for loss ... Had one interception, forced one fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up four passes ...Tied his career-high 10 tackles vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship game (Dec. 6) ...Registered six tackles, including two solo, at Georgia (Nov. 29) ...Tallied three tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Recorded five tackles and one pass break up at NC State (Nov. 8) ...Registered three tackles and one pass breakup vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ...Had four tackles and recovered one fumble at Pitt (Oct. 25) ...Tallied a career-high 10 tackles, including nine solo, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ...Had seven tackles, including six solo, vs. Duke ...Registered three tackles, including two solo, vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ...Had five tackles and one pass breakup at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Recorded four solo tackles and forced the first fumble of his career vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Caught first career interception, had five tackles and one pass breakup at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had a team-best six tackles, including one for a loss of one yard, in the season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (sophomore): Played in all 13 games and started the final 10 games of the season... recorded 45 tackles, 32 solo tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and a half-sack... broke up four passes... enjoyed a terrific five-game stretch from mid-September to mid-October... registered four solo tackles at BYU (Oct. 12)... had four solo tackles the following week in a shutout of Syracuse (Oct. 19)... recorded seven tackles, including five solo tackles, at Virginia (Oct. 26)... had five solo tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 2)... recorded five tackles and a half-tackle for loss at Clemson (Nov. 14)... registered 1.5 tackles for loss and a half-sack vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).

2012 (redshirt freshman): Played in all 14 games as a back-up at safety, and on special teams... recorded 12 tackles, 11 of which were solo tackles... recorded two solo tackles in the win at Maryland (Nov. 3)... had three tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 10).

2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Monroe Area HS... coached by Matt Fligg... played quarterback for the Purple Hurricanes... led team to an 11-2 record and a state playoff appearance... ran the option... rushed for a school record 1,795 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior... had 13 rushing attempts of at least 50 yards... passed for 431 yards and five touchdowns... named all-state and was team MVP as a senior... two-time all-region selection... was on the academic honor roll all four years.

Personal: Full name is Demontevious Delirrhea Smith but goes by Demond (duh-MOND)... parents are Garry Smith and Shadonne Wright... has a younger brother, Degarrlow... born Nov. 14, 1993 in Rockdale, Ga... enjoys video games and basketball... began playing football at age 13... majoring in business administration.

Career Highs
Tackles: 10,twice, last vs. Florida State, Dec. 6, 2014
Solo Tackles: 9, at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014
TFL: 1.5 vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
Sacks: 0.5 vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
FF: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
FR: 1 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
PB: 1 six times, last at NC State, Nov. 8, 2014
INT: 1 at Tulane, Sept. 6

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