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Michael Smith
Michael  Smith

RS Senior

Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Wenonah HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 285




Six Inked to NFL Rosters


Football Makes Statement during 2015 Campaign


Football Places League-Best 10 on Conference USA Postseason Teams

The Golden Eagles have a total of 15 players honored, including one on the All-Freshman Team.


Football Regular Season Awards Given Out at Senior Send-Off Sunday

The Golden Eagles return to action this weekend when they travel for the C-USA Championship game.


2015 Football Seniors: Journey To The Top


Football vs. North Texas

Football vs. North Texas


Football vs Rice

Football vs Rice


Football vs Appalachian State

Football vs Appalachian State


Football vs MS State

Football vs MS State


Southern Miss vs. Mississippi State

Southern Miss vs. Mississippi State

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011)

2014 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 10 games on the season, making seven starts ... Started the first six games of the season before an injury cause him to miss two games ... Returned to the lineup for the final four games, starting in the season finale against UAB ... Recorded 31 tackles (16 solo, 15 assisted) with six quarterback hurries and a half a sack ... Tallied a season-best six tackles against UTSA, while adding five stops against Rice and four tackles against Mississippi State and UAB ... Combined for a sack against No. 3 Alabama ... Had a season-best three QB hurries against Appalachian State, while adding hurries against Bama, Rice and UTEP.

2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Only player on the Southern Miss team to play and start all 12 games during the season ... Finished the year with 33 total tackles (14 solo, 19 assisted) ... Had a season-high five tackles against North Texas and Florida Atlantic ... Notched a season-best three solo tackles against Florida Atlantic and Middle Tennessee ... Recorded 1.5 tackles for loss ... Had quarterback hurries against Arkansas and Marshall, while blocking a kick against Texas State.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Took over the starting defensive end duties after an injury to Dasman McCullum in the opener ... Had 27 tackles (16 solo, 11 assisted) with 6.5 tackles for loss with one sack.

2011 (Freshman): Named to the 2011-12 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Three star player by and a two star by ... Played for coach Ronald Cheatham at Wenonah High School ... Honorable Mention 5A ASWA All-State selection and Best of the Rest selection by the Birmingham News ... Tallied 97 tackles (64 solos) to go along with seven sacks during junior campaign ... Recorded a 78-yard fumble return against Woodlawn HS for a touchdown ... Also played basketball and was a member of the track & field team ... Helped the Dragons to the 2011 5A State Championship in basketball, while participating in the 4x4 in the State Championship in track.

Personal: Full name is Michael Devonte Smith ... Son of Dalphon Smith and Michael Jeffrey ... Has a brother, Matrell Smith, and two sisters, Miranda Jeffrey and MyJahl Jeffrey ... Born on Dec. 18, 1992 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Undeclared major.

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