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Recruit Spotlight: RB Jeremy Smith, Hammond High Magnet School, Class of 2014

January 3, 2014

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Jeremy Smith Property of LAFM

By Reid Althage

LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Jeremy Smith, and I am a RB for Hammond High Magnet School.


LAFM: Current weight and height?

6-1, 200 lbs

LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

20 ACT 3.0 GPA


LAFM: 40-yard dash, and max bench, max squat, max clean?

My 40-yard dash is a 4.54. I can squat 405 three times, and my max bench is 275.


LAFM: How did the season go for you and the team?

It was a good season. We were a little undersized, but we had a good young defense who played well. The team has many underclassmen coming back for next year.


LAFM: What has been your best game this season?

My best game was against South Pike (Magnolia, MS) in week 1. I had the game winning touchdown.


LAFM: Who is your favorite football player of all time?

I do not have any one favorite player, because I like so many players at different positions. I like Adrian Peterson and his hard running style. Peyton Manning is a thinker type player and is one of my favorite QB. Darrelle Revis is a lock down CB and a great player as well.


LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

I was 6 when I started to play in a pee wee league.


LAFM: Do you have any family members or friends that have had a big influence on you as you play football?

Definitely my mom and dad. They have been with me supporting me for my whole life.


LAFM: If football does not work out for you, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major in college? Why?

I want to major in engineering. I like breaking down things and putting them back together.


LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you? What do you like about them?

Southeastern is recruiting me. They have a great head coach, and I like how he interacts with his team. They are relaxed with him and get along well.


LAFM: What positions are you being recruited for? What is your favorite positions and why?

Southeastern is recruiting me as a RB, but other schools may recruit me as an athlete.


LAFM: Outside of football, what makes your school or town special?

The School likes to see you succeed and stay out of trouble. They like to see you have a good life.

About Reid Althage

Reid is from Harvey, LA and went to Brother Martin High School. He played men's NAIA soccer at LSU Shreveport for his first 2 years college. His junior year, Reid transferred to Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with a Sports Administration Degree. He started with LAFM as an Intern in April 2013 and was hired in October. Reid loves anything to do with sports (Saints, Pelicans, and Liverpool FC Fan), the outdoors, and family/friends.