Aubrey Smith is a 6’2 220 pound inside linebacker from Buford, GA.
The Class of 2022 prospect attends Buford High School.
Smith has offers from Alabama, Auburn, Arizona State, Baylor, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan State, Nebraska, Ole Miss, South Carolina, and UCF, but he isn’t ranked—go figure.
In May, he was offered by Florida State:
Blessed to receive an offer from Florida State University @Coach_Davis22 @CoachAAtkins @ChadSimmons_ @CoachApp35 pic.twitter.com/LXbycrSBdX— Aubrey Smith (@aubreyCsmith503) May 11, 2020
TN caught up with Smith recently to learn more:
Who did you speak to when getting the offer?
“I spoke with Coach Atkins.”
What was that conversation like?
“It went well—we talked about taking a visit once everything clears. Also talked about family.”
What was your reaction when he told you FSU was offering?
“I was very excited because it’s one of the top schools I wanted.”
Do you mind expounding on that—why did you want Florida State so badly?
“Because of the legacy of the program.”
What other schools would you put up there?
“Georgia and Alabama.”
What position do you expect to play in college?
How would you describe your style of play?
“Very versatile—I feel I could play anywhere on the field!”
What player(s) do you look up to/model your game after?
“Isaiah Simmons, Derwin James, and Reuben Foster.”
What are some things you like to do for fun away from the football field?
“Lift weights, watch movies, draw, and read.”
What do you like to draw and what do you like to read?
“I like to draw portraits of people, and I like to read thriller crime books.”
Any idea what you want to study in college?
What are the biggest things you’re looking for in a school when making your final decision?
“Location, the school’s ability to help with life after football, and the relationship with coaches/players.”