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#89 DeSean Smith
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 242 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Lake Charles, La.
High School: Barbe HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 11/02/1994
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DeSean Smith Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/03/2014

Athletic tight end who figures to play a key role in the passing game for LSU in 2014 ... Can lineup inside or has speed to split out wide and make plays downfield ... Excellent hands ... Good in the running game as a blocker ... Teammate with 2014 LSU signee Trey Quinn at Barbe High School where the duo formed one of the top pass-catching tandems in Louisiana history.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Played in all 13 games with no starts as a true freshman in 2013 ... Saw action at tight end and on special teams ... Caught one pass for 14 yards against UAB in second week of season ... Added a tackle vs. UAB on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top pass-catching tight ends in the nation as a senior at Barbe High School in 2012 who has the ability to split outside and make plays down the field ... Selected to the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and played for the West squad ... Invited to attend the prestigious U.S. Army Coaches Academy ... Notched 815 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns in his senior season ... Rated as a consensus four-star prospect by every major recruiting service ... Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the No. 92 overall player in the nation ... A member of both the ESPN 150 and the Rivals 250 ... Regarded as the 68th-best player in the nation by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 2 tight end in the nation by Rivals, No. 4 by 247sports and No. 5 by ESPN ... Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state of Louisiana by Rivals and No. 5 by ESPN.com and 247sports ... A member of the Advocate Super Dozen ... Hauled in his second touchdown with two minutes left in the fourth quarter in Barbe High School's 27-point comeback against West Monroe in the 5A state semifinal game ... Caught two touchdowns in Barbe's state championship game loss to Archbishop Rummel High School ... Named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State squad his junior and senior season ... Hauled in 43 passes for 764 yards and seven touchdowns his junior campaign ... Coached by Mike Cutrera.

PERSONAL
Full name is DeSean Jamal Smith ... Born on Nov. 2, 1994 in Lake Charles, La. ... Parents are Colleen and Gary Smith ... Dad is a Louisiana State Trooper ... Has two siblings – Britny and Tyler ... Majoring in sport administration.

CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions: 1 at UAB, 2013
Yards: 14 vs. UAB, 2013
Long: 14 vs. UAB, 2013
Touchdowns: 0

SMITH'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
Long
2013 13-0 1 14 0 14
2014          
Totals
13-0
1
14
0
14
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