NORMAN, Okla. — Defensive end Charles Tapper discusses his progress this spring after getting his…
Smith is a playmaker for Hartnell
"I already had a couple of friends out here at Hartnell and they said things were going well for them out here and that lots of schools were coming to see them, so I decided to come out and see what I could do," Smith told JCFootball.com.
All Smith did last season was go out and lead Hartnell in receptions with 28 and touchdowns with four while finishing second in receiving yards with 412 from his slot receiver position.
"I got up and get the ball really well and I've got strong hands, so that helps me a lot," Smith said. "Last year was my first ever playing wide receiver, I was always at quarterback or running back before, so this offseason I've been working really hard on my route-running and being more explosive into and out of my breaks."
On the recruiting front, things have yet to take off for Smith, but he hopes that is only a matter of time.
"The coaches said a lot of schools will be by to see us during the spring and that will hopefully be when I start hearing from some schools," Smith said. "I've just got to keep working hard and make sure I'm taking care of my business and hopefully things will work out."
Smith is on pace to graduate in December and he will have three years to play two following the 2013 football season.
Da'Quan Smith Scout Profile
JCFootball.com Recommended Stories
Odell Beckham makes catch of the year
Former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham made what has to be the most incredible catch of the NFL season. Check out the highlight reel grab!Read More
OU's Perine rushes into record books
Norman has seen a lot of special days, but few will compare to what Samaje Perine did Saturday in rushing for 427 yards and five touchdowns.Read More
College Week 13: 10 Saturday Takeaways
Breaking down all the battles that mattered this weekend.Read More
5 NHL Teams with Tailgating Crazy Fans
When it comes to tailgating, football might be the first sport that comes to mind, but don’t underestimate hockey. The NHL has some of the most passionate fans in all of sports, and they don’t let up…Read More
Apache Administers Death to Taliban (VIDEO)
The Apache helicopter is one of the most famed and efficient killing machines in the U.S Army. Get the skinny on this 'steel dragon' and watch what one does to a platoon of Taliban fighters in…Read More