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Tanzel Smart
Tanzel Smart

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Scotlandville Magnet

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 303

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
11/06/1994

Experience:
1L

Major:
Undecided


11/15/2014

Football Falls In Homecoming Contest To Memphis, 38-17

Green Wave defense tallies a season-best 12.0 tackles for loss and forces a pair of turnovers in the loss

10/12/2014

Defense Lifts Football To 12-3 American Win Over UConn

Green Wave tally 4.0 sacks among 10.0 tackles for loss, three turnovers and a safety in the victory

08/29/2014

Game Notes

08/29/2014

Game Notes

08/21/2014

Football Holds Thursday Practice At Tad Gormley Stadium

Green Wave battle heat in preparation for 2014 season, defense shines in tough conditions

11/15/2014

Tulane vs. Memphis - Homecoming - Nov. 15, 2014 - Yulman Stadium

Tulane vs. Memphis - Homecoming - Nov. 15, 2014 - Yulman Stadium

2013: Played in 12 games as a true freshman...posted 14 tackles (7 solo, 7 assists) with a half tackle for loss and a pass break-up...tallied a season-high three solo tackles vs UTEP (11/23)...logged a pair of tackles on four occasions: 1 solo, 1 assist vs South Alabama (9/7), at Louisiana Tech (9/12) and vs East Carolina (10/12), and 2 assists with half a tackle for loss at FAU (11/2)...posted a solo stop and a pass break-up vs Jackson State (8/29)...added an assisted stop at ULM on (9/28) and vs Tulsa (10/26).

High School: Three-year letterman at Scotlandville High for coach Richard Oliver...rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Scout.com...received an 82 rating and is listed as the No. 81 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 55 prospect in the state by 247Sports.com...helped lead the Hornets to a combined 13 wins, including a trip to the state playoffs as a sophomore...as a senior, named first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district while claiming Baton Rouge Metro and District 4-5A Defensive MVP honors after posting 54 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, five sacks and three blocked field goals...also selected to play in the 11th Annual U.S. Army Red Stick Bowl...named to all-district team as a junior.

Personal: Born Tanzel E. Smart, Jr., on Nov. 6, 1994, in Baton Rouge, La...son of Lewanna Ventress...undecided on major.

Smart's Career Defensive Statistics

Year GP-GS UT-AT-TT TFL-Yds SACK-Yds FF FR-Yds PBU INT-Yds Blk
2013 12-0 7-7-14 0.5-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0