Will backup redshirt freshman Chris Parker at corner ... was a starter in 2003, which proves Tech's depth at the position ... solid cover corner with good speed and tackling abilities.
2003 Season - Finished the season with 29 tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery ... Navy - saw action on special teams and some defense ... Oklahoma - made three tackles against the Sooners and had a pass breakup ... Texas - five tackles in the game at UT ... Baylor - registered a tackle ... Missouri - two tackles ... Oklahoma State - logged a tackle ... Iowa State - four tackles, including first-career sack ... Texas A&M - three tackles in the win over the Aggies ... Mississippi - had career night with seven stops ... N.C. State - two tackles and a fumble recovery ... SMU - opened inaugural season with a pass breakup.
Arizona Western College - Four-Star recruit (Max Emfinger's Blue Chip Recruiting) ... Rivals100.com Top 200 ... ACCAC Region I First Team ... six interceptions in 2002 ... 4.3 in the 40 ... Junior College Coach: Bob O'Mera.
High School - The Orme School in Mayer, Ariz. ... rushed for 4,331 yards and 91 touchdowns during high school career, including 2,435 yards and an Arizona Class 2A record 44 touchdowns as a senior ... all-conference performer ... defensively, had over 15 interceptions during prep career, including eight as a senior ... quick and elusive player.
Personal - Jabari Smith ... Born May 31, 1982, in Pasadena, Calif. ... son of Ed Smith ... has a younger brother, Sheldon, and younger sister, Chanae ... majoring in human development and family studies.