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Countdown To Opening Day (19 Days): DeAndre Smelter

Jan. 29, 2012

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2012 season Friday, Feb. 17 when it opens play in the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Classic at Winthrop. Stay tuned to RamblinWreck.com and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

DeAndre Smelter
Twitter: @DRE_ZILLA21
RHP/OF | R-R | 6-3 | 228 | Sophomore | Macon, Ga. (Tattnall Square Academy)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
DeAndre Smelter: Calm, Cool, Collected

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
DS: I’m related to Danny Glover

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
DS: My boys

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
DS: See it, hit it… catch it… throw it

RW: What is your dream job?
DS: Singer

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
DS: Slip ‘n slide with kids at summer camp

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
DS: It’s my mom’s favorite

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
DS: Do everything the same

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
DS: Cape Code

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
DS: Back-to-back state titles

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
DS: Drezilla, long story…

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
DS: Megan Fox

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