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2015 Intro: T.J. Smith

2015 Intro: T.J. Smith

NEW LONDON, N.C. --- Indirect interaction with a North Carolina assistant coach led T.J. Smith to try out football. Now the 6-foot-3, 233-pound defensive end from North Stanly High School is garnering interest from several ACC schools.

Scouting Report "T.J. is a new guy [to football]," North Stanly head coach Ralph Jackson said. "He's coming from basketball. But he's a kid that brings a lot to the table. He's long, he's strong, he's thick, and he's becoming a football player now. This is a kid that 20 minutes after practice is over, he's still working on something. He wants to be the best defensive end he can be. "He's a good... Recommended Stories

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