Taylor Smith
Taylor  Smith

Clovis, Calif.

High School:

Fresno State: With hard work in the weight room, added some strength and size to his frame ... should battle for playing time at end come the fall. (2007) Suffered an injury and missed the season. (2006) Redshirted.

High School: A local defensive end from Buchanan High School in Clovis, Smith was one of the top linemen in the Valley as a senior ... first-team All-TRAC ... first-team All-Valley ... member of the Clovis Independent All-Star team ... named the team's defensive MVP ... recorded 47 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 interception and 2 fumble recovery's for Buchanan High School as a senior ... grew up as a Fresno State fan ... coached by Mike Vogt.

Personal: Born November 5, 1987 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents' names are Wendy and Rodney Smith ... has one sister, Elizabeth ... enjoys playing video games, computers, guitar and hanging out with friends ... favorite athlete is Jeff Kent ... lists his biggest athletic thrill as "winning" ... admires his parents.

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