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Kobe Smith
Kobe  Smith

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Archer

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 297

Position:
DL

Experience:
1 VL

Major:
Sport & Entertainment Management


Sophomore defensive lineman who figures to be a regular contributor in the middle of the Gamecock front this fall after a year of experience and time in the weight room.

2016: True freshman defensive tackle who played in 11 games... credited with four tackles... made his Gamecock debut in the Vanderbilt win... posted his first collegiate tackle at Mississippi State... made one tackle in the Missouri win, playing his most significant action of the season against the Tigers... logged the first two-tackle performance of his career at Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Ga. at mid-semster and enrolled at South Carolina in January... played for head coach Andy Dyer... helped the Tigers to an 11-2 record and a spot in the Georgia AAAAAA state quarterfinals as a senior... invited to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Game following his senior season... Rivals considers him a three-star prospect, the 31st-best defensive tackle in the nation and the 48th-best player in Georgia... considered a three-star prospect, the 63rd-best defensive tackle in the nation and the 83rd-best player in the state of Georgia by 247Sports... is a three-star prospect, the 40th-best defensive tackle in the nation, and the 43rd-best player in Georgia according to ESPN... rated a three-star prospect and an All-Southeast Region pick by PrepStar.

PERSONAL: Kobe Smith is a sport and entertainment management major at South Carolina.