The Yellow Jackets are leading the ACC in turnover margin
The Yellow Jackets remain undefeated at 5-0.
A numerical look at the Georgia Tech's historic first meeting with Georgia Southern
Notes and highlights from Saturday's scrimmage at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
ACC Championship on December 6, 2014.
Yellow Jackets rush for 335 yards, cut lead to 1 early in the fourth before losing 45-30.
Georgia Tech takes on ACC opponent North Carolina
Athletic defender who took over as starter at safety last season after Jamal Golden went down with injury ... Can play any position in secondary ... Began career at Tech as a quarterback before moving to defensive back in late August 2011.
2014 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 14 games, starting 10 ... Finished third on team with 73 tackles, including 54 solo stops ... Added 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception, four pass break-ups, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble ... Had one interception, forced one fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up four passes ... Tallied two solo stops in Tech's Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Tied career-high 10 tackles vs. Florida State in ACC Championship game (Dec. 6) ... Registered six tackles, including two solo, at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Tallied three tackles, including one for 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 break-up vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Had four tackles and recovered one fumble at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Tallied 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 break-up at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Recorded four solo tackles and forced first career fumble vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Caught first career interception, had five tackles and one pass break-up at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had team-best six tackles, including one for loss of one yard, in season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 13 games and started final 10 games of season ... Recorded 45 tackles, 32 solo tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and half-sack ... Broke up four passes ... Enjoyed terrific five-game stretch from mid-September to mid-October ... Registered four solo tackles at BYU (Oct. 12) ... Had four solo tackles following week in shutout of Syracuse (Oct. 19) ... Recorded seven tackles, including five solo tackles, at Virginia (Oct. 26) ... Had five solo tackles and tackle for loss vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 2) ... Recorded five tackles and half-tackle for loss at Clemson (Nov. 14) ... Registered 1.5 tackles for loss and half-sack vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 14 games as back-up at safety, and on special teams ... Recorded 12 tackles, 11 of which were solo tackles ... Recorded two solo tackles in win at Maryland (Nov. 3) ... Had three tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 10).
2011 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... Member of scout team.
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.