Came in as a defensive lineman but switched to fullback in 2014 before switching to tight end in 2015… Has the speed and strength to make position changes ...Outstanding blocker and could be used in the passing game in 2016 as well … Has played a role on special teams since his arrival at N.C. A&T … He is one of the strongest players on the team … Can bench press 425 pounds and can bench press 225 pounds 25 times … His power clean max is 365 and he can squat 560 pounds … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds and he has a 98-inch reach.
2015 Season: Played in 12 games with one start … Served mostly as a blocker on offense and a special teams standout … Made both of his tackles on special teams … Made one reception on the season.
2014 Season: Played in six games without a start…Made two tackles on special teams on the season.
High School: Played both basketball and football at Northeastern High School…Made 70 solo and 23 assisted tackles for a total of 93 as a senior, earning all-conference honors….Also made all-area after making 17 tackles for loss and 11 sacks…Had double-figures in tackles five times during the 2012 season…Made 11 solo and two assisted tackles in 35-28 win over Pender…Made 12 solo and three assisted tackles in a 27-13 loss to Wallace-Rose Hill…Ranked second in the state in sacks...Also played basketball in high school where he averaged 6.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as a senior...In track and field, his 4x100 meter relay team finished as the state runner up four times...Was an honor roll student four years and was on the Beta Club for two years.
Personal: Full name is Justin Smith...He is the son of Dennis and Jean Smith...Was born on July 18, 1995.