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#12 Demond Smith

Demond Smith - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-0
Weight 191
Birthdate 11/14/1993
Hometown Monroe, Ga.
Last School Monroe Area
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-0 / 195
Demond Smith - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2015 (Redshirt Senior): Started 11 games at free safety … Ranked third on team with 51 tackles, including 35 solo stops … Added 2.5 tackles for loss … Recording one solo tackle vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … In start vs. Tulane (Sept. 12), posted three solo stops and one TFL … Added two assisted tackles at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) … Tallied six tackles at Duke (Sept. 26) … Recorded six tackles and one pass break-up vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Made eight tackles – five solo – at Virginia (Oct. 31) … Had nine tackles (seven solo stops) with TFL vs. Virginia Tech (Nov. 12).

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.

Tackles: 10, twice – last time vs. Florida State, Dec. 6, 2014
Solo Tackles: 9, at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014
Tackles for Loss: 1.5 vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
Sacks: 0.5 vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Fumble Recoveries: 1 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Pass Break-Ups: 1, eight times
Interceptions: 1 at Tulane, Sept. 6, 2014


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