One of the top pass-catching tight ends in the nation 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.
Full name is DeSean Jamal Smith … Born on Nov. 2, 1994 in Lake Charles, La. … Parents are Colleen and Gary Smith … Has two siblings – Britny and Tyler.