Nineteen earn academic honors for the spring semester
A non-scholarship player who joined the team in the spring of 2012 following try-outs... earned a 4.0 GPA in each of his first two semesters at Tech, garnering Faculty Honors... made the 2012-13 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (sophomore): Saw action in three games -- vs. Elon (Aug. 31), Syracuse (Oct. 19) and Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (redshirt freshman): Did not see game action.
2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: John Burroughs School... earned three varsity letters in football... played for coach Todd Small... played running back, wide receiver and linebacker... helped lead team to a district title and runner-up in the state playoffs... also earned three letters in swimming and one in crew.
Personal: Full name is William Connor Smith... parents are Stephen and Phoebe... has three siblings -- Zach, Claire and Zoe... graduated high school with honors... began playing football in ninth grade... came to Tech because "I wanted to attend a prestigious engineering institution."... majoring in industrial engineering.