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Dontae Smith
RB

Dontae Smith

#28

RB

Year RS Freshman
Height 5-11
Weight 190
Hometown Spring Hill, Tenn.
Last School Spring Hill
Dontae Smith

Biography

2018 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

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: 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.

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