40 Justin Smart
Justin Smart

Hometown:
Marshall, Texas

High School:
Marshall

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 247

Position:
LB

Experience:
SR-2L


Junior (2009): Saw time in three games.

Sophomore (2008): Started the first 10 games at linebacker... Ranked second on the team with 74 tackles... Intercepted a pass at Tulane an returned it 35 yards... Had back-to-back 12-tackle games at Tulane and UCF... Tallied nine stops against Tulsa.

Freshman (2007): Named to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team by the league's coaches... Started six games and played in 11... Finished the year with 29 tackles, including a season-high seven tackles at Houston... Had six tackles in the season finale at Memphis and had four stops at Tulsa... Notched a sack against UCF... Co-winner of the team's New Mustang Award along with Youri Yenga.

Prep: A 2005 First-Team All-State linebacker by Texas Sports Writers Association... A First-Team All-Region selection by Texas High School Football... Selected to the Texas High School Coaches Association South squad for the annual All-State game... A Dave Campbell's First Team All-State linebacker as well.

Personal: A business pre-major.