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Dontae Smith
Dontae  Smith
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Spring Hill, Tenn.

High School:
Spring Hill

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
AB

Birthdate:
01/07/2000


12/23/2017

#TGW: Special Class

Georgia Tech's inaugural early signing class has a chance to be special, especially on special teams

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals ... Ranked as the nation's No. 20 all-purpose back by 247Sports/Scout and the nation's No. 39 running back by ESPN ... 2017 Tennessee Region 4A co-MVP ... One of three finalists for Tennessee's 4A Mr. Football award as a senior ... Three-time all-region honoree ... Rushed for 4,269 yards and 45 touchdowns over final two prep seasons (2,065 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior in 2017, 2,204 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior in 2016) ... Two-time team captain ... Four-year letterwinner ... Selected to participate in 2017 Tennessee East-West All-Star Classic ... Coached by Jay Emmons.

Personal: Full name is Dontae Keyshawn Smith ... Born Jan. 7, 2000 ... Son of Donel Smith and Desiree Salazar ... Has four siblings ... Grandfather, Lowell Wade, played football at Michigan State ... Started playing football at age five ... Enjoys fishing ... Was a Boys and Girls Club volunteer and volunteered time reading to elementary students as a high-schooler ... Is an undeclared engineering major.