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Home Season Opener Sept. 21 at Noon on CSS
Owls Open 2013 Home Season Saturday, Sept. 21 vs MTSU
D'Joun Smith put on stellar defensive performance
Owls score first touchdown of season
2012: Saw action as a regular starter in 11 games...opened the season with a season-high four tackles (4: 2-2)...recorded an interception in the same game...tallied at least one tackle in every game except his final outing...had a season high three solo tackles versus FIU...tallied a team high eight pass break-ups... double the next player who had four...tallied three broken passes at ULM...also served as a kick returner with a total of 10 returns...tallied four at Georgia where he accumulated 77 yards...his season long was a 32-yarder versus North Texas.
2011: Became an integral part of the defensive backs as a true freshman...played in every game...recorded his first collegiate tackle at Florida and recorded a tackle in six of the 12 games played...posted a season-high four tackles, all solo at Louisiana added solo tackles at Florida and FIU and versus Western Kentucky for the FAU stadium opener...recorded an assist at Auburn and FIU and versus Arkansas State...also saw time as a kick returner...recorded 23 kick returns...his first was at Michigan State, a 35 yard return...set his career long, 36, versus Middle Tennessee...posted two returns five times and his career-high four for 77 yards at Troy...returns as the team's top kick returner.
High School: Played for Chance Benton at American High School where he recorded 75 tackles, seven interceptions, recorded three forced fumbles, two touchdowns and 613 all-purpose yards as a senior on his way to a third team All-Dade County team selection...competed in the Dade vs. Broward All-Star game, a night that saw him grab two interceptions and three tackles in a performance that drew the attention from ESPN with comments like, "D.J. Fry locked up receivers on his way to recording two interceptions."...Rivals.com commented that "while there was a number of Division I players in the South Florida All-Star game, one of the top performances of the evening came from D.J. Frye." And Larry Bluestein has stated that "this kid could be in the mix as a freshman"...named to the All-Dade County team as a senior...as a junior he had 56 tackles and three interceptions...spent the 2010 summer elevating his game in 7-on-7 tournaments...two-sport athlete (football and track).
Personal:Son of Jason and Tosha Smith...born Sept. 23, 1992, in Miami, FL.